The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass.- Sir Laurence Olivier
Great to see this footage of Warner Feature Animation taken during the production of The Iron Giant. The animation tests are a lot of fun! Adam Dotson animator extraordinaire who was a CG Animator on the film was kind enough to upload it!
A panel featuring great artists including Disney Legend, and first
African-American animator hired at Walt Disney Studios, Floyd Norman
(The Jungle Book, Monsters, Inc), first African-American animator to get
a screen credit and award winning illustrator Ron Husband (The
Rescuers, The Little Mermaid), Japanese-American and Inkpot winner
Willie Ito (Lady & the Tramp, The Flintstones), Jane Baer (Sleeping
Beauty, Roger Rabbit) and Emmy Award winning Mexican-American Phil Roman
(Sleeping Beauty, The Simpsons) discuss their careers, their futures,
and how diversity has played a role in their artistic lives. Moderated
by Leslie Combemale of Animation Scoop.
This is a great lecture by Joyce Hill Stoner who is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Material Culture at the University of Delaware. She compares the three generations of Wyeth artists (N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and Jamie Wyeth) and delves into the history and inspiration behind their work.
Angela Duckworth, PhD, is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. In her new book, GRIT, she explores the science of why some people
succeed and others fail, and why talent alone doesn’t guarantee success.
She shows that perseverance and passion matter at least as much as
talent and intelligence.
Fantastic documentary and unbelievable story about Maria Bloch-Bauer Altmann's battle with the Austrian government to regain possession of her family's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer Iby master painter Gustav Klimt. The painting was originally stolen from the family by the Nazis at the outset of World War II.
To commemorate the DGA's 80th anniversary this year, members decided to put together a list of the '80 greatest directorial achievements in feature films since the Guild’s founding in 1936.'How many have you seen? Thanks to @vrenee_nfs over on No Film School for the heads up!