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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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ShapeShifter

Wow this gorgeous. From the creative design studio Charlex, narrated by Gabriel Byrne comes this beautiful showcase of animation and SFX… “ShapeShifter”   Enjoy the video: Bonus feature: One Rat Short: Another short film from Charlex 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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Thought of You

My god this short film is mind blowingly beautiful. This just… blew me away. While I was originally trained with pencil and paper, I am deep in the computer generated, digital world these days.  Which don’t get me wrong is full of lots of good stuff, BUT this just makes me long to pick up…

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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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