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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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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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TRON: UPRISING – Sneak Peek and Prelude Episode!

Following up on my last post, showing off more of Robert Valley‘s style, here is a kick-ass, crazy-cool sneak-peek at Disney XD‘s new animated TV series Tron: Uprising.  Check it out… Bonus! Beck’s Beginning (Series Prelude Episode – Full) Not sure how long Disney will let this stay up, so check out while you can……

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James Cameron: Deep-Sea… And Aliens Of The Deep

On top of my interest and involvement in the entertainment industry,… I am a certified SCUBA Diver and I’ve always been interested in marine biology and the mysteries of the deep-sea.  — So I was pretty jazzed to hear that last week, on March 26, 2012, fellow Canadian and film maker James Cameron made news…

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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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Fan Trailer – and – The John Carter Legacy

Ray Bradbury said Burroughs’ JOHN CARTER books “put us on the moon.”  Now after a 100-yr. wait, we get a movie based on this influential character. — Here is a fan trailer celebrating the new John Carter film — Director Andrew Stanton approves 🙂 Click the player, and enjoy the video: Bonus Feature: John Carter…

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