Friday, May 08, 2020

Lecture By Director Chris Buck: Making Disney's Frozen

Randy Haycock animation tests

Also check out:

// THR - Full Animator Oscar Roundtable Interview

Chris Buck (co-director of Frozen), Dan Scanlon (director of Monsters University), Chris Wedge (director of Epic), Kristine Belson (producer of The Croods), and Chris Meledandri (Illumination CEO and a producer of Despicable Me 2)

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Riot Games: URF Academy Free Resource For Educators

Riot Games URF Academy, a free resource for educators who seek to encourage and inspire the next generation of game designers. 

// Riot Games: URF Academy Online

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Thursday, April 02, 2020

How Does Animation Work?

Here's a great beginner breakdown vid explaining a couple of general basics of animation. Beautiful work by Tyler Pacana.

How Does Animation Work? from Tyler Pacana on Vimeo.

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Andrew Gordon: How to Tell an Incredible Story

 "How does PIXAR excel as a trailblazer and establish such an innovative company culture? Follow along as Andrew Gordon, the co-founder of The Animation Collaborative and a former Directing Animator at PIXAR, spills the secrets of how to companies can foster an spur innovation through storytelling."

Friday, February 28, 2020

Buster Keaton: The Art of the Gag

We referenced Keaton a lot in the first Paddington film. He is a master of timing, expression and physical comedy. 

Monday, January 13, 2020

Interview With Oscar-Shortlist VFX Team For 'Alita: Battle Angel'

This is the last feature film I worked on with Framestore. We had a blast working on the Motorball sequence of the film. 

The Oscar-Shortlist VFX team for Alita: Battle Angel talk about their work on the film.

 Richard Baneham - Visual Effects Supervisor for Lightstorm Entertainment Mike Cozens – Animation Supervisor Richard Hollander - VFX Supervisor Eric Saindon – Visual Effects Supervisor