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Facial Subtlety & Nonverbal Communication

In animation, in order to help bring our characters to life, (among other things like the 12 Principles of Animation, etc), we study ‘facial performance and nonverbal communication.’ In affect animators are actors, and as actors we learn a lot goes into a good performance; subtleties of how the body moves, how its weight shifts,…

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This rules:

Watch this video now: Celebrating 50 years of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Directed & Animated by Bernard Derriman.

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GORILLAZ: Animated Music Videos, And More!

So ever since the Gorillaz’s first music video (“Clint Eastwood” 2001), I’ve been a big fan of both the Gorillaz animated music videos, and the London, England animation production studio that made them Passion Pictures. Now, from the creators Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett‘s multimedia creation Gorillaz is back, bigger and higher tech than ever…

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Robot Footballers – extreme football, action and science fiction idents

CREATION OF THE UEFU EURO 2008s CAMPAIGN Ok, so some of these have been around the block, as well as sitting on my list for ages, but still no less fun and impressive.  TV Network Cuatro commissioned Barcelona, Spain-based, audio-visual specialists, Kotoc to make the idents for the UEFA Euro 2008 promotional pieces,with the following…

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The Making of Patrick Boivin’s AT-AT Day Afternoon

I’ve featured a bunch of Patrick’s Boivin‘s videos in the past… Click here to see related post: “Hot Wheels Interactive YouTube Video” Click here to see related post: “Stop Motion Animation Awesomeness” Click here to see related post: “Iron Baby” … and yesterday I posted Patrick Boivin‘s short film At-AT Day Afternoon with which I…

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AT-AT Day Afternoon

LOL! This is great (: Another one from French Canadian autodidact director Patrick Boivin, quote, “When I was a kid, there are two things I wanted badly and never got… A real dog and a Kenner AT-AT Walker” (Alla Star Wars).  Enjoy! Watch the video now: Also, for more awesomeness from this director, check out…

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