TIPPET STUDIOS: Creature Animation Masterclass

    William Groebe, Animation Supervisor at leading animation company Tippett Studio, presents a masterclass on animating believable animal characters in a live action feature, pushing the acting while retaining a feel for reality and realism versus cartoony-style animation. He also includes some great advice on what to include in your demo-reel to potentially get a job at the studio.

Note: The presentation is around an hour long, but well worth the watch.
Great for animation enthusiasts and animators alike.

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This video presentation courtesy of cgmeetup.org

Mutant Land – A Tippett Studio Original Production

From the darkness comes all-manner-of-creatures ravaging the land seeking food…  A Tippett Studio Original Production, created by award-winning director, animator, & VFX supervisor Phil Tippett.
(Great reference and inspiration for you creature animators out there)

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For more info on the making-of, check out this article on fxguide.com:

MutantLand: from the mind of Phil Tippett

And you can check out more from Tippett Studio ‘s at:  http://www.tippett.com/

A Conversation with the PIXAR Creative Team – D23 Expo 2011

PIXAR’s John Lasseter, Jim Morris, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter, Marks Andrews, Bob Peterson, Dan Scanlon, Pete Sohn, and Ronnie del Carmen – some key figures responsible for Pixar’s movie-making-magic reveal some upcoming Pixar projects and gather to discuss their work at the 2011 D23 Expo.  This is the full video of the presentation given on August 20, 2011, courtesy of YouTube user mrdaps

Enjoy the video:

Bonus Feature:
25 Years of Pixar Animation
YouTube user NKMcDonalds put together this tribute in 2011, Celebrating 25 years of Pixar, 12 feature films, and 20 short films. Each film unique and special.  Pixar Animation Studios contacted NKMcDonalds to say they LOVE the video… here it is:

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