Friday, November 20, 2009

"The Mni Expression" by Mark Walsh and Bobby Podesta

This quick lecture about "The Mini Expression" given by Pixar animators Bobby Podesta and Mark Walsh focuses on observation and slowing down actions in order to analyze them.

via Acme Animation

Friday, November 13, 2009

Understanding Story: or My Journey of Pain by Andrew Staton

My friend Dan Kunz sent this to me yesterday and I thought I would pass it on you all! It's a great lecture on story and screenwriting. Enjoy!

//update//  So the original audio has been taken down but you can read the transcript here:
Andrew Stanton keynote talk on Screenwriting Expo 5 (2006), Understanding Story: or My Journey of Pain - transcript -