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The Saga Of Biorn

Bachelor film project 2011 from The Animation Workshop. Credits: A film by: Benjamin J. Kousholt, Daniel D. Christensen, Mads Lundgaard Christensen, Jesper A. Jensen, Jonas K. Doctor, Steffen Lyhne, Pernille Ørum-Nielsen, Frederik Bjerre-Poulsen, Jonas Georgakakis Click the player below and enjoy the video:

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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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How to Create a Pitch Bible with Heather Kenyon

I’ve hung out with Heather a number of times, over the years (since she was editor-in-chief of AWN) typically at various Ottawa International Animation Festivals she is good people and knows her stuff. For all those interested in getting a show made (and I know there is a lot of you), you should check this…

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One on One with Bobby Beck and Carlos Baena

Meet the founders of one of, if not the most successful animation schools in the world (Animation Mentor). Listen to Bobby Beck and Carlos Baena as they share their philosophy, dedication and passion for education and training for the future animation artists and our international community. Filmed on location at the CTN animation eXpo 2010.…

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‘Kung Fu Panda #2’ trailer

  I don’t know how the story line is, but the animation and cinematography looks awesome!  Regardless, a parade dragon eats, and then poops a wolf.  So you know… that’s always fun  :o)   Click the player below and enjoy the video: KUNG FU PANDA 2 opens May 26th, 2011

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Everything is a Remix

Fun and informative Everything is a Remix – Part #2: Put together by writer, director, editor Kirby Ferguson This is an exploration of the remix techniques involved in producing films.  And is Part #2 of a four-part series currently in production. Click the player below and enjoy the video: Bonus feature: This one is more…

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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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