Tag Archives: Animation

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Paperports: A Never Before Seen Film

Paperports Directed by CHARLES YOUNG This charming film follows the inhabitants of a tiny paper city as they go about their business. From the imagination of Charles Young, creator of Paperholm, comes 60 unique buildings, 9 vehicles and a fascinating … more »

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Creature: A Never Before Seen Film

Creature Directed by RYAN DZIERZEK We have the ability to make almost anything in a laboratory but should we? Director Ryan Dzierzek combines eerily realistic footage from Action Cam by Sony with VFX to imagine what happens when a genetic experiment … more »

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The Picture Machine: A Never Before Seen Film

The Picture Machine Directed by STUDIO NOS One of the oldest forms of animation meets Action Cam by Sony in this custom animation system designed and created by Studio Nos. This delightful process and its results involve a remote-controlled car … more »

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Autodesk Releases Memento Reality-Capture Software as Free Public Beta

Autodesk upgraded its Memento reality capture project from from technology preview to public beta, releasing a cloud-connected Windows desktop app for free download. With the ability to generate and edit two-billion-polygon meshes, Memento is intended to be a powerful but … more »

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Technicolor Buys Parisian Animation Producer OuiDo Productions

Technicolor said it has acquired OuiDo Productions, a producer of animated television series including Alvinnn!!! & The Chipmunks, Sonic Boom, and Mini-Wolf. Officials said the deal would strengthen Technicolor's animation services offerings worldwide.  "We look at this acquisition as a complement to … more »

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Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures

These animations are created using 3D-printed sculptures (by artist John Edmark) as the medium. Spin them under a strobe light—or a fast camera shutter synchronized with the rotation—and the sculpture seems to freeze in place and simultaneously crawl with life. … more »

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Reel FX Creates Dedicated Virtual Reality Division

Animation studio Reel FX has created a new division dedicated to virtual-reality (VR) content. Reel FX VR, headed up by Reel FX founder and ECD Dale Carman, General Manager Keith McCabe, and Executive Producer Gary Banks, will take on client … more »

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Growing Groot: MPC VFX Supe Nicolas Aithadi on CG Characters

With SIGGRAPH located in Vancouver, I took advantage of the opportunity to catch up face to face with Nicolas Aithadi, visual effects supervisor at MPC for Guardians of the Galaxy. Aithadi, who has 20 films to his credit, received Oscar … more »

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Loving Vincent Concept Trailer

BreakThru Films's Hugh Welchman won an Academy Award for his stop-motion short film “Peter and the Wolf” and director/writer Dorota Kobiela created the first "painting animation" in 3D. But their latest project, due for a 2015 release, is even more … more »

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MTS Internet Baby

MTS India's CG newborn has drawn fire from some corners for being, well, a little creepy. ("Somebody stop Internet Baby," pleaded Adweek.) Still, it's hard to argue with 25 million YouTube views. Guy Shelmerdine directed for agency Creativeland Asia and … more »