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Thought of You

My god this short film is mind blowingly beautiful. This just… blew me away. While I was originally trained with pencil and paper, I am deep in the computer generated, digital world these days.  Which don’t get me wrong is full of lots of good stuff, BUT this just makes me long to pick up…

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Free eBook: Animation Insiders

Pure awesome! (It was already on my wise list) — This book has just been made available as a free digital download.  It includes interviews with many animators about their workflows, including Pixar elite Victor Navone and Jason Schfleifer.  Check it out! Click here to go to the site. (UPDATED August 2011)

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James Cameron: God of Action +

Along with a number of elements of cinematic storytelling, I’m a big fan of great cinematic editing, so to that end I thought I’d share some videos, I recently came across, from Spanish editor “brutzelpretzel’s Clara” showcasing some of her kick-ass editing abilities with some classic movie footage, and choice song selection. James Cameron: God…

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Megamind "MEGA Rap" TV Spot

“MEGA Rap” TV Spot from DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind starring Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, and Brad Pitt. Check this video out: Bonus feature:  DreamWorks’ Megamind – Behind the Scenes:    Check this video out: In theaters NOW!

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Tangled – Horsing Around

Here is a fun clip from Disney’s upcoming animated film Tangled – featuring some really nice and entertaining animation timing. Check this video out: Bonus feature:  Tangled – “Smolder” by Flynn:    Check this video out: In theaters November 24th!

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Toy Story 3 – ‘SPANISH BUZZ’

I really enjoyed Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 3”, and one of the character performances that I loved most was that of the character “Spanish Buzz”, and an incredible dance sequence in which Buzz Lightyear takes Jessie the Cowgirl’s hand and dances the Paso Doble.   For Pixar’s animators to ensure that the duo’s Paso Doble was…

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Mr. Peanut speaks for the first time– and he sounds a lot like Iron Man

Kraft Foods (Planter’s parent) launches their new “Naturally Remarkable” campaign, in which they attempt to modernize the face of the brand by updating Mr. Peanut’s wardrobe, some fun stop-motion action, and giving him a voice for the first time in 94 years— check it out. Watch this video now: http://www.facebook.com/mrpeanut

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