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Aaron Hartline Interview

Every animator’s and artist’s path is different — here is a bit of the inspirational journey animation elite Aaron Hartline has taken. Aaron Hartline is Animator at Pixar Animation Studios. Aaron worked on “Toy Story 3”, “Up”, the “Ice Age Trilogy”, “Horton Hears a Who” and “Robots”. Click the players below and enjoy the video:…

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Trailer for Dargaud’s ‘Siegfried’

Some really gorgeous traditional animation work done here. Trailer based on Dargaud’s ‘Siegfried‘ — Animation by ‘Pendragon Imageforge‘ Apparently due to a lack of funding this project hasn’t moved forward since 2007 (Booo…) still well it is worth checking out the trailer: Click the player below and enjoy the video:

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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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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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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 is being creative?

This is promoting a concept for a smart phone (which don’t get me wrong, seems cool), but I’m mainly posting this because I like the video and the message behind it. A reflection on What it means to be creative. Original music by Palmer Taylor blackdoveaudio.com Click the player and enjoy the video: For those…

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Fog City Mavericks

   I stumbled across this great find.  (I will totally will be buying this on DVD) I’m a big cinematic and film-making junkie (always curious to know how things work and the potential for new advances).  I have a lot love for all things related to visual storytelling… and this is just choke-full of great…

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Meet Buck

Here is a fantastically stylized short film from Team Cerf, a group of animation students who recently graduated from the French animation school Supinfocom. … I’m loving the style of this (; Meet Buck: Directed and animated by  Denis Bouyer, Yann De Preval, Vincent E Sousa, and Laurent Monneron. Sound design / mix by Julien…

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