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Behind The Scenes at Blue Sky Studios

Featuring work from Blue Sky Studios film Rio Click the player below, and enjoy the video: UPDATE: LOL! —  Right on,… at around the half way point, I just spotted my old friend Chris Siemasko in the audience, when they are looking at the animatic, (Chris works in the Story Department at Blue Sky).  He…

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MEINDBENDER: THE PIRATE

The Pirate is a one minute promo for Cartoon Network. Created by Swedish Meindbender Animation Studio. I have to confess – at first I wasn’t totally sure if this was stop-motion, live-action blend, CG or what… … it turns out it is CG,… … in any case, it is really well done, and a lot…

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Google – Martha Graham

More animation awesomeness from Ryan Woodward: Director’s note:  “Hope you guys like the Google Doodle I did in commemoration of legendary Martha Graham. This was released on May 11, 2011 on Google.com. It was really great to work with Dancers and Choreographers from the Martha Graham Dance Company in New York on this. Martha was…

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Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity

This TED Talks video has been around for a little while, but I came across it again today, (I think it was like my 3-4 time watching it), and I thought it was worth sharing: Elizabeth Gilbert, author of “Eat, Pray, Love” muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and…

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The Unofficial Truth about The Animation Industry

  It is almost that time of year, again,… when animation hopefuls will soon graduate from their various animation schools, and people are looking to apply for animation jobs, etc., etc.  Schooled in technique and process.  … Yet! … … for these individuals, and others, there are still MANY questions about the“animation industry” that have…

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Thought of You – Making Of

Following up on one of my previous posts, in which I showcased Ryan Woodward‘s mind-blowingly-gorgeous short film Thought Of You… … here is the final cut of the making of, Thought of You: Click the player below, and enjoy the video: Great, inspiring stuff. AND AGAIN… if you haven’t seen the short film… do yourself…

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Todor & Petru by CRCR

This is crazy-cool… … from French collective CRCR, the team of Gobelins students that introduced us to Jesus 2000, comes “Todor & Petru”  a mind-melting eclectic fusion of stop-motion and cartoonish 2D graphics. The project was completed over a 2-month summer stay at WIZZ design in Paris. Click the player below and enjoy the video:…

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Dogboarding!

LMAO! From: danieldaniel.us music: “Helena Beat” by Foster the People Click the player below and enjoy the video: No animals were harmed in the making of this video. Don’t harm animals, dummy.

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