Monday, August 18, 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014

Cheatin': Interview with Bill Plympton

'The legendary Bill Plympton's latest film is Cheatin'. Bill talks about how he got into animation, his philosophy, and the news film with David Poland.'

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Precarious Creativity: Visual Effects Panel

Mellichamp Global Studies Conference: Precarious Creativity

Visual Effects Panel:
Mariana Acuña Acosta, VFX Artist
Steven Kaplan, Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE
Daniel Lay, VFX Artist / VFX Soldier

Magic X-ray GIFs Show Joints In Motion

Great reference to see how joints move under the skin.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Director George Miller On Working With Robin Williams

Here's a poignant interview with director George Miller reflecting on his work with Robin Williams.

I also had the opportunity to work on Happy Feet 2 and I'm proud to have been able to animate one of Robin's characters. His voice acting was so inspiring and full of energy that the characters practically animated themselves.  Cinema won't be the same without him. He was a legend.

Thursday, August 07, 2014

When Glen Keane Asked Tex Avery To Work At Disney

Here's a fantastic interview with Glen Keane after he received the DIFF 2012 Tex Avery Award. He talks briefly about when he met Tex Avery and how he tried to get him hired at Disney. Disney management responded to his request with... "who's Tex Avery?'

Also check out the making of  Glen's new short film 'Duet':

// Making of Duet

Friday, August 01, 2014

Stephen Silver: The Animation Industry And Why It's Changing

There's a lot of truth to what Stephen is saying in his latest video. Check out more of Stephen's videos on his YouTube Channel.