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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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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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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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