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SHORT FILM: A FOX TALE

An epic battle over a foxy goddess, made by 4 students at the french school Supinfocom Arles, in 2011, here is the short film A Fox Tale.  A gorgeous story, wonderfully realized with expert colouring… Directed by: Thomas Bozovic, Alexandre Cazals, Julien Legay, Chao Ma. Music by: Guy-Roger Duvert Sound Design by: Nicolas Titeux Enjoy!…

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James Cameron: Before Avatar … A Curious Boy

James Cameron‘s big-budget (and even bigger-grossing) films have successfully created worlds exciting fantasy.  In this personal talk, he reveals his childhood fascination with the fantastic — from reading science fiction to deep-sea diving — and how it ultimately drove the success of his massive-blockbuster-hits Aliens, The Terminator, Titanic and Avatar.  Check it out. Click the…

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Pixar’s Andrew Stanton TED Talk – THE CLUES TO A GREAT STORY

  Andrew Stanton has made you laugh and cry.  The Writer behind three “Toy Story” movies and the Writer/Director of such Pixar films as WALL-E and Finding Nemo; both films earned him the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, his new film John Carter came out earlier this mouth.   Now, the Oscar-winning filmmaker…

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Choosing a Career in Visual Effects – For 15+ year olds

  Visual effects (VFX) is the fastest growing component of the UK’s film industry.  Now, here is a short video from Skillset, for young people interested in exciting career opportunities working in VFX.   Click the player, and enjoy the video: To find out more info visit: skillset.org/vfx

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Short Film on THE PROCESS OF ANIMATION PRODUCTION

I`ve been often asked “how do you make a piece of animation?”   In truth, it is kind of like being asked… “how do you make a car?” — The answer isn`t a simple 1 or 2 step process.  While projects, styles, and techniques can vary, there generally is a whole assembly line of things…

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