Videos

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Stop-motion Magic!

Stop-motion Magic! “Proteigon” is an entertaining film directed by Steven Briand and starring Luca Fiore. The music is well synchronized; it was composed by Nodey and Omar and sound design by Moritz Reich.

The Greatest Show on Earth: a thinking mind...: Wreck-it-Ralph and tips for Crunch Time at a Studio

The Greatest Show on Earth: a thinking mind...: Wreck-it-Ralph and tips for Crunch Time at a Studio: Crunch time is over! I've been gone working at Walt Disney Animation Studios helping animate their next upcoming film, Wreck-it-Ralph. I can't say anything new about it other than whats already out there on the inter-webs but I can say that you've never seen a movie like this before. It's going to be a fun one to watch the world react to it. Already I'm starting to see a lot of Ralph around LA.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Alex Alvarado's Art Blog: Don Quixote

Alex Alvarado's Art Blog: Don Quixote: Here's some stuff from a visual development test I took at work. We had to take a classic tale and turn the human characters into animals and vice versa.

Monday, 22 October 2012

The Greatest Show on Earth: a thinking mind...: Cars 2 Drawings

The Greatest Show on Earth: a thinking mind...: Cars 2 Drawings: So the Film is done, the press is out and about, Festive air in the studio, it's a wild time to be at Pixar right now! It probably being the last time John Lasseter ever directs a film, it was a real treat to see him in action this past year.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Paperman Breakdown - Animation

Paperman Breakdown - Animation: Discover how the Disney team has bring to life Paperman characters in their new animated short that will be played in front of Wreck-it-Ralph.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

The Secret to Composition

The Secret to Composition: This should be applicable to both painters and photographers — and all other visual artists — with occasional tips for one or the other in particular.

Monday, 15 October 2012

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

The Making of Paperman - Movie Art

The Making of Paperman - Movie Art: If you want to know more about the making-of the new Disney/Pixar short movie, Paperman, have a look at these interesting behind-the-scenes clips presented by the director of the short John Kahrs

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Body Mechanics: Upper body movement in gameplay

Body Mechanics: Upper body movement in gameplay: In this reprinted #altdevblogaday in-depth piece, IO Interactive lead animator Simon Unger demonstrates how developers can sometimes forget to take realistic head movements into account when animating characters.

Monday, 8 October 2012

How Mexican Culture, and Dead Pets, Inspire 'Frankenweenie' Director Tim Burton

How Mexican Culture, and Dead Pets, Inspire '#Frankenweenie' Director Tim Burton: In Mexico, the obsession with death is evident everywhere — the capital’s popular newspaper El Grafico splashes large photos of bloodied corpses on its covers and inside pages. Fans of Mr. Burton said his work resonates with them because of the way it portrays the death as something that can be transcended or undone.

...Animation & Life... : Interview while working at Disney Animation

...Animation & Life... : Interview while working at Disney Animation: A beautiful interview which opens a window into an animator's mind.

...Animation & Life... : Interview while working at Disney Animation from Jamaal Bradley on Vimeo.

Monday, 1 October 2012

Ed Hooks take on "The 22 Rules of Storytelling, According to Pixar"

Ed Hooks take on "The 22 Rules of Storytelling, According to Pixar" Seasoned Animation Acting coach and guru Ed Hooks reviews Emma Coats' "The 22 Rules of Storytelling, According to Pixar" with some interesting thoughts in it. Check it out!