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When Bad Mocap Meets Silly Walks

David Lewandowski’s Going to the Store What happens when bad mocap meets silly walks?  A short, made by David Lewandowski (a.k.a. dlew), for the final episode of “Everything” an anthology series on Channel 101.  Music is Jean Jacques Perrey’s Little Ships. Click the player, and enjoy the video:

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Experience Human Flight

Ever dream of flying? Experience Human Flight Shot for Melbourne Skydive Centre, so you can feel it… Click the player, and enjoy the video: Bonus Feature: The Art of Flight Testing several new V-series wingsuit prototypes around Europe. Click the player, and enjoy the video: EXTRA Bonus Feature: Learn To Fly Experience the feeling of…

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I LOVES ME… SOME STUDIO GHIBLI!

I love me… some Studio Ghibli,… the creators of ‘Spirited Away‘ ‘Princess Mononoke‘ and ‘Ponyo‘ (to name just a few), founded by animation god Hayao Miyazaki. — So to that extent… I thought I’d share a couple of trailers from the studio’s recent films: Arrietty Fantasy/adventure fun for children of all ages.  Directed by Hiromasa…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TEAM FORTRESS! … Your videos are awesome!

Team Fortress turned 15 this past week.  Team Fortress is a team- and class-based online multiplayer video game mod based on id Software‘s Quake. Team Fortress was designed and written by Robin Walker, John Cook and Ian Caughley in 1996.  The mod’s gameplay has caught on with a large following of fans… which spawned the…

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Kevin Pollak’s interview with Damon Lindelof

Damon Lindelof, a key figure behind some of recent history’s biggest Sci-Fi television and film successes; the co-creator and showrunner of Lost (TV series), producer for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek (2009 film), co-writer/producer for Star Trek 2 (film slated for 2012), writer of Jon Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens (2011 film) and Ridley Scott’s Promtetheus (film…

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Ira Glass on… being Creative

Some animated inspirational words to help recharge you 😉 Click the player, and enjoy the video: Source audio is from this very seminal video by current.tv: youtube.com/​watch?v=BI23U7U2aUY

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Animation Mentor Summer 2011 Graduation

(Shawn Kelly Co-founder of Animation Mentor and me) So a bit of a personal update: Already having more than a decade of industry experience in television and commercial animation,… … I recently became… a proud Alumni… of, arguably, the best animation school and/or program on the planet,… Animation Mentor…     ^__^  Where students learn…

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