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Rango – CG Breakdowns and a Look Behind the Magic

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) has posted some really cool breakdowns of their first fully-animated feature film, Rango. Winner! and nominated for… Best Animated Film 2011 by every film awards group going. Click the player, and enjoy the videos: The Animation & Effects of ‘Rango’ Behind the Magic: The Characters of ‘Rango’ Behind the Magic:…

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon – CG Breakdowns and a Look Behind the Magic

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) has posted some really cool breakdowns of the live-action, science fiction, action, special-effects-extravaganza feature film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon. (Originally based on a toy line from Hasbro) Nominated, by a number of film awards groups, for… Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, and Best Science Fiction…

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DreamWork’s Jason Schleifer TEDxYouth Talk

Jason Schleifer Head of Character Animation at PDI / DreamWorks Animation, gives a short, fun talk about animation.  Inspirational and informative, plus you get to see some sweeet animation tests from Megamind.  Check it out. Click the player, and enjoy the video: Also, you can click here to check out Jason Schleifer’s website for Animator…

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!!

Happy Valentine’s to you and yours. Here are some fun videos… Enjoy the videos: Doug Chang: A very Vimeo Valentine Kina Grannis: Valentine Fall Out Boy: The Carpal Tunnel of Love (Viewer Discretion Is Advised) Field Notes: Red Blooded Ben Schwartz: Valentine’s Break Up LOL! Click here to see related post: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012!!! …

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Feeling Creatively Drained?… Let This Letter From Pixar Inspire You

Words of wisdom from the animation industry… KCRW’s The Business, talks about the Animator Letters Project and airs a reading of the ‘Persist’ letter contributed by Pixar animator, Austin Madison, read by Austin himself. PERSIST Have a listen: Pixar Animator, Austin Madison’s Letter- KCRW’s The Business by KCRW Letter Transcript: PIXAR May 17, 2011 To…

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A Year of Sun with Mr. Persol – by Kevin Dart and Stéphane Coëdel

If you are a fan of Yuki7 and the Gadget Girls like me, you’ll love this fun retro-styled animated commercial directed by Kevin Dart and Stéphane Coëdel for Italian eye-wear brand, Persol.  The commercial spot was produced by Passion Pictures in London through advertising agency, Winkreative. Click the player, and enjoy the video: Click here…

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