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TRON: UPRISING – the Animated Series

Part of the plan with the new Tron movie that came out recently, Tron: Legacy, was to launch a multi-platfrom new franchise.  So with that, here is a first look trailer at the upcoming Tron: Uprising animated series. Click the player below and enjoy the video: Tron: Uprising will begin airing on Disney XD (which…

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Fog City Mavericks

   I stumbled across this great find.  (I will totally will be buying this on DVD) I’m a big cinematic and film-making junkie (always curious to know how things work and the potential for new advances).  I have a lot love for all things related to visual storytelling… and this is just choke-full of great…

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Ice Age 3 – Progression Reel

Another great video from Jeff Gabor.     An informative resource & inspiration for animators…  Blue Sky Studio’s animator Jeff Gabor shows with this comparison reel side by side, the reference, blocking, polish and final render passes of his shots, based on some of his work on the animated feature film “Ice Age 3” Enjoy the…

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‘Rango’ Behind-the-Scenes

I think this is kind of great… the director, Gore Verbinski (of Pirates of the Caribbean fame), for this particular film wanted a more “natural acting experience”, BUT rather then go the motion-capture route they came up with this fun and I think relevant approach to their animation process on this film. Enjoy the video:

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Ice Age 4 – Scrat’s Continental Crack Up

This short is awesome! New from Fox and Blue Sky Studios the short film“Scrat’s Continental Crack Up” serves as a first look teaser for the movie “Ice Age 4 Continental Drift” which will be released July 13, 2012. Enjoy the video:

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Cinema 2009-2010

I like movies. Here is a bit of movie magic, a year in review from editor Kees van Dijkhuizen:   Enjoy the video: Cinema 2009:

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James Cameron: God of Action +

Along with a number of elements of cinematic storytelling, I’m a big fan of great cinematic editing, so to that end I thought I’d share some videos, I recently came across, from Spanish editor “brutzelpretzel’s Clara” showcasing some of her kick-ass editing abilities with some classic movie footage, and choice song selection. James Cameron: God…

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