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Jobs & Nickelodeon

Storyboard Artist Opportunites

Nick is hiring! 2017-7014 STORYBOARD ARTIST – THE LOUD HOUSE US-CA-Burbank 2017-6978 STORYBOARD ARTIST – SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS US-CA-Burbank 2017-6676 CHARACTER DESIGNER (TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES REBOOT) US-CA-Burbank 2017-6637 BACKGROUND DESIGNER / 2D LAYOUT ARTIST – INVADER ZIM (ANIMATED TV MOVIE) US-CA-Burbank 2017-6291 STORYBOARD ARTIST – INVADER ZIM (66-MINUTE TV MOVIE) US-CA-Burbank…

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Inspiration

Animation Educators Forum Scholarships

Update: the deadline for submitting applications for the ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Educators Forum scholarship online application site has been extended to the end of day, June 30. Scholarships are merit-based awards designed to support college students entering the sophomore year and above and for graduate students continuing their animation education. Awards range from $2500 to $5000 and can be applied to tuition, books and supplies, animation hardware or software and senior or graduate thesis production. This is a worldwide scholarship…

Animated Shorts & CG & Funny & Inspiration

AUTO NOM

Oh hello lovely machine, emancipating yourself from function… You look adorable, you know? Yes dear, you were built to be autonomous, it said so in the campaign brief. No rush – getting from A to B was never an exciting idea to begin with, for your kind. Dance yourself clean, pull your metal frame apart and let the sun burn through your circuits. Ride your autobiography, guided by the beauty of your code. Fresh freedom smells like common place, and…

Animated Shorts & CG & Funny & Inspiration

Love in the Time of Advertising

Weird character designs, but really cute story. An animated musical love story about a young man who lives inside a billboard and is charged with updating the advertisements. When he falls in love with a beautiful lady living across the highway, he has to use the only method he knows to get his message across – advertising. Production information Work Name: Love in the Time of Advertising Language: English Running time: approx. 8 minutes Production Country: USA Co-written, co-directed by:…

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Geek Stuff & Learning & Manga Studio & Resources & Shortcuts & Software

Manga Studio Review: Better than Adobe Photoshop

A review of Manga Studio 5 showcasing the features that are better than Adobe Photoshop for digital drawing and painting. I outline some of Manga Studio’s exclusive features that make the program so powerful and enjoyable, from the point-of-view of freelance illustrator, Brian Allen. See full review at: http://www.flylanddesigns.com/?p=3192 ————————— This video uses a custom set of 100 Manga Studio 5 brushes available for purchase here for $2.99: http://www.flylanddesigns.com/custom-manga-studio-5-clip-studio-paint-brushes/…

Geek Stuff & Music Videos & VFX

WoodSwimmer

A music video made entirely from wood for a song by bedtimes.xxx/music, WoodSwimmer is based on a concept I developed while designing a new stop-motion universe where wood is the primary element. The sequences are cross-sectional photographic scans of pieces of hardwood, burls and branches. It is a straightforward technique but one which is brutally tedious to complete. More about the film at bfophoto.com/ More tunes at soundcloud.com/bedtimes…