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