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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 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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Neil Gaiman: LIFE OF AN ARTIST

    Inspiration and some shrewd advice about the life of an Artist.  If you are an Artist of any kind, you NEED to watch this.  Award-winning author, top graphic novelist Neil Gaiman addresses Philadelphia’s University of the Arts graduating class – check it out.  Enjoy the video: “Neil Richard Gaiman is an English author…

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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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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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