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Def Poetry Jam

 Just for fun here is a little Spoken Word / Def Poetry action: (WARNING: Some course language in the following)     And a shout out to my sister ‘Michelle‘ who occasionally uses sign language in her work with handicapped children… “Hey Sis!”

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Life On Other Planets And The Future Of Human Civilization

 When I was a kid, while naturally I did get my fair dose of animation, and science fiction (… like “Dr. Who”),… I also, secretly, loved watching shows on real world and theoretical science.  I came across this great TED talk that “District 9” director Neill Blomkamp recently gave at TEDxVancouver and I thought I’d…

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A little something for your Monday morning

From the folks at “Social Bling” Energy is Contagious – Why I Want to Live my Life in a Happy Flash Mob. There are thousands of studies about the power of energy. Our thoughts and feeling shape our lives and create the overall energy we stay in, if you want to increase positive energy you…

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The "Alien Song"

Created by Victor Navone, From back in 1999, this is some great character animation, done with style — one of the most famous short films ever, possibly still the most viewed CG short film; the story of the production of the film, and the film itself has been inspirational to many, including myself, and helped…

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Walk-through Videos: Jeff Gabor

Ever wonder what an animator’s workflow process is like on a CG feature film? Well here is a tasty little sample: Educational Purpose only – AnimatorWork.blogspot.com Check out these videos by Blue Sky animator, Jeff Gabor on Ice Age 3. Jeff Gabor has fantastic clips showing the evolution of his shot from layout to finished…

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FATHER and DAUGHTER

I’ve seen a lot of short films over the years, too many to remember,… but… somehow this short film has always stuck with me. I had the privilege to see it, back in 2000, at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.  Done very simply, the film is elegant,… beautiful,… and a masterful piece of storytelling,… without…

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