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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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Unleash Your Fingers

This ad is funky-cool… I like it Done for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy SII phone in France, Samsung brought JayFunk, the internet Finger Tutting phenomenon, from Los Angeles to Paris to deliver an incredible and surprising choreography.   Done by La bande originale. Discover the art of Finger Tutting, a new kind of dance…

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Successful Animator Yesterday Today and Beyond

The skill set and the tools of the trade yesterday, today, and beyond… of a successful animator; talking to 4 animators from Pixar: Victor Navone, Michal Makarewicz, Aaron Hartline, and Carlos Baena —  moderated by the one and only, Legendary Disney Animator Andreas Deja. Filmed on location at the CTN animation eXpo 2010. Click the…

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Eye Slow Mo Reference

Wonderful Slow Motion Eye Reference. Definitely check it out. Amazing how each of the parts in the eye work together with the eyeball rotations. Click the player below and enjoy the video: via

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What the viewer looks at

Here is a nice bit of reference, for animators and film makers alike, with research showing what the typical viewer looks at. Below is an excerpt from There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007). 11 adult viewers were shown the video and their eye movements recorded using an Eyelink 1000 (SR Research) infra-red camera-based…

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What the viewer looks at

Here is a nice bit of reference, for animators and film makers alike, with research showing what the typical viewer looks at. Below is an excerpt from There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007). 11 adult viewers were shown the video and their eye movements recorded using an Eyelink 1000 (SR Research) infra-red camera-based…

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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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