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ANDREW STANTON: Animation Mentor Commencement Speech 2012

Insightful inspiration and some shrewd advice about the life of an Animator.  If you are an Animator of any kind, you NEED to watch this. WALL-E, Toy Story, John Carter, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc, and more… Pixar’s Andrew Stanton addresses Animation Mentor’s Summer 2012 Graduates – check it out… Enjoy! Animation Mentor, of which I am…

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SHORT FILM: In-Between – and a look at the making of

This is SO good… gorgeous animation and a wonderful little story – about a young woman who tries to overcome her shyness while being followed by a crocodile, made by 5 students at the french school Gobelins L’Ecole de L’Image or Goblins School of the Image, here is the short film In-Between. Created by: Alice…

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TED Talk: Rob Legato – CREATING AWE

Rob Legato creates Oscar Award winning movie effects so good they (sometimes) trump the real thing. In this warm and funny talk, he shares his vision for enhancing reality on-screen, in movies like Apollo 13, Titanic and Hugo.   Enjoy! Bonus Feature! HUGO – MAKING OF VFX studio Pixomondo shares some of the making of…

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SHORT FILMS: LEGO ‘INCEPTION’ & THE LEGO STORY

LEGO ‘INCEPTION’ Phenomenal spoof created by a group of VFX students at Staffordshire University, in the UK, here is a taste of Christopher Nolan’s 2010 film Inception,… LEGO STYLE…   Enjoy!   Bonus Feature! THE LEGO STORY LEGO Group celebrates its 80th Birthday, here is a look back at its history with this short animated…

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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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INTERVIEW: Making Disney’s NEW Short Film ‘Paperman’

  Paperman is the latest 2D/CG animated short from Walt Disney Animation Studios.  Which will be introducing a groundbreaking technique that seamlessly merges computer-generated and hand-drawn animation techniques, by first-time Director John Kahrs (Tangled, Toy Story 2, The Incredibles). Here is an interview with Director John Kahrs and Producer Kristina Reed on making Paperman.  Enjoy……

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