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Walt: The Man Behind The Myth

A great find I stumbled across – here is a 2001 documentary… a portrait of a legend…   Walt – The Man Behind The Myth Walt Disney… founder of The Walt Disney Company, family man, film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, philanthropist,… he helped shape the face of 20th century…

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A clip from: The Ballad of Nessie

New animated short film from Disney, directed by Stevie Wermers-Skelton & Kevin Deters, beautifully animated, with art direction evocative of Disney shorts from the 1940s and 50s, the full version version will be made available shortly with the release of the new Winnie the Pooh Blu-ray & DVD.  For now… here is a little taste.…

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INKING BY WACOM

I don’t usually promote products, but… Ohhh my!… I think I just found something new to put on my wish list. Wacom introduces Inkling, a new digital sketch pen that captures a digital likeness of your work while you sketch with its ballpoint tip on any sketchbook or standard piece of paper. Enjoy the video:…

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Everything Is A Remix: THE MATRIX

A new addendum to Kirby Ferguson’s web series Everything Is A Remix (which I’ve promoted previously) is up.  This is a slick exploration of subtle and not-so-subtle film and literature references in the film The Matrix.  Some you may know, some you may not. Enjoy the video: (WARNING: Some scenes are not appropriate for all…

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FedEx – Zombie Outbreak!

Hollywood zombie mania inspires new commercial spot from FedEx promoting their delivery services.  Created by BBDO Guerrero, directed by Tim Bullock of Prodigy Films. Enjoy the video: Bonus Feature: FedEx – Behind-the-Scenes: Zombie Outbreak! A look behind the scenes and the making of… Enjoy the video:

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DANIELS: Weetabix ‘Dancer’

New bad-ass commercial for kid’s Weetabix Chocolate Spoonsize cereal — where eating cereal becomes an acid trip dance party, starring Arizona Snow,and… some bears.  From the super team of Daniel Scheinet and Daniel Kwan, a.k.a. DANIELS Enjoy the video: Bonus Feature: Making Of Weetabix Chocolate Spoonsize ‘Dancer’ A look behind the scenes, showing how teddy…

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“Back to the Start” – Making of

A stop-motion animated commercial created for The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation This may be the most in-depth stop-motion “making of” I’ve seen.  Tons of great insights into a stop-motion animation work flow and production pipe line, I could see how a number of the techniques mentioned could also be applied to making CG animation as well. …

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WE MISS YOU

Maybe it’s time to remember an old friend… Winner! for… Best European Branded Short – Young Director Award 2011, Cannes Best European Filmschool – Young Director Award 2011, Cannes Special Jury Award – Young Director Award 2011, Cannes Saatchi & Saatchi – New German Directors Showcase 2011, Germany Caligari Award 2010, Germany  Created by Hanna…

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