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Pete Paquette: "Rio" Reel & Workflow

As a student of Animation Mentor I had the honour and privilege of being taught by, and have as a mentor… the long-time Blue Sky Studios brilliant animator… Pete Paquette,… who recently shared some of his amazing work done on Blue Sky’s animated feature film Rio,… as well some insight into his workflow… check it…

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Splitscreen: A Love Story

Splitscreen: A Love Story    Following up on the theme of connection from my last post… Here is a short film from Director J.W. Griffiths.  Shot entirely on the Nokia N8 mobile phone, and put together with flawless execution.  Winner of the Nokia Shorts Competition 2011. This short film is lovely; and from a production…

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Avatar: The Legend of Korra

Shown at Comic Con 2011, this is a trailer for the much anticipated (by many, including me) animated TV series… Avatar: The Legend of Korra… which is a sequel to one of the best animated TV series, in recent history, Nickelodeon’s… Avatar: The Last Airbender. Click the player, and enjoy the video:

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Mac ‘n’ Cheese

This animated short film is off-the-hook-insane,… well done, with a lot great fare and style. Mac ‘N’ Cheese:   Inspired by Team Fortress 2 and Meet Buck, Mac ‘n’ Cheese is an animated short produced by four students (Tom Hankins, Gijs van Kooten, Guido Puijk and Roy Nieterauat) from the Utrecht School of Arts in…

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The Laundromat | Short Film

Love it 🙂 Really well written, and acted.  With clever acting performances that subtly build chemistry, and tension more and more, leaving you guessing,… until… the final climax. — Nicely done and some great acting reference. Click the player, and enjoy the video: (WARNING: Some scenes contain course language) writer director TIMOTHY MELVILLE producer DOMINIC…

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Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from

People often credit their ideas to individual “Eureka!” moments.  But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story.  His fascinating tour takes us from the “liquid networks” of London’s coffee houses to Charles Darwin’s long, slow hunch to today’s high-velocity web. Click the player, and enjoy the video: To check out more TED Talks…

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