2 1/2 D & 2D & Animated Shorts & Animated Television & Cartoon Network & CG & Inspiration

Welcome To My Life | Cartoon Network Mini

Cartoon network Mini: Welcome To My Life Short about a day in the life of Douglas aka T-Kash, a monster trying to fit in at his high school. Elizabathe Ito says: My senior year project. An animated documentary about a family of monsters trying to lead a normal american life. The voices are really my family… This won the Producer’s Choice Award in the first Nicktoons Film Festival, was nominated for a Student Academy Award in 2004, and has been…

2D & Animated Shorts & Inspiration

Far The Days Come

Far The Days Come A tree fell and somewhere in a cold unknown land, man discovered fire. Fire saved man and comforted him. Time passed, trees kept falling and comfortable men fired to take further comfort in unknown lands. World has come a full circle. CREDITS: Directed By : Ram Singh Music By : Letter Box Art Lead : Samar Malik Artist : Gyanendra Singh, Govind Ram, Vikas Pundir Animation :Pinky Naskar , Nishant Kumar FX : Nishant Kumar Special…

2D & Hero's Journey & Inspiration & Learning

Winning the Story Wars – The Hero’s Journey

Here’s part two of the video series that accompanies Jonah Sachs’ new book, “Winning the Story Wars.” Discover how digital tools are returning humanity to a new oral tradition and what kinds of stories will work in this new era of empowerment marketing. Inspired by Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, Sachs lays out a story model any brand or cause can use to get its message heard, and explains why stories must be not just told, but lived.…

2D & Action Analysis & Anim Talk & Animated Television & Behind the Scenes & Cartoony & Geek Stuff & Genndy Tartakovsky & Inspiration & Learning & Limited Anim

The Artistry Of ‘Samurai Jack’

If you were watching Cartoon Network in the late ’90s and early 2000s, you probably have Genndy Tartakovsky to thank for some of your favorite cartoons. But one of his cartoons stands above the rest as a visual and animated masterpiece — “Samurai Jack.” With it’s unique drawing style, distinct minimalist feel, and perfectly choreographed action sequences “Samurai Jack” has gone down as a seminal work in cartoon history. Never having received the ending it deserved, “Samurai Jack” is finally…

2D & Animated Features & Animation History & Behind the Scenes & Inspiration & Ralph Bakshi

The World of Ralph Bakshi

Before The Simpsons, before Family Guy, and before Sausage Party, there was Ralph Bakshi, who remains of the most distinct voices in all of animation, and who helped popularize mainstream adult-oriented animated features in the West. Let’s take a few minutes to dive in and explore the worlds he created. Press the CC button for film titles. Further Reading- They Don’t Make Them Like Ralph Bakshi Anymore: Interview by Marc Spitz- http://bit.ly/1MCVtsa Inner City Hues: The Ralph Bakshi Q&A by…

2D & Animated Shorts & Inspiration

Marshall McLuhan

somethingsavage.com / twitter.com/somethingsavage / instagram.com/somethingsavage A new film by Daniel Savage commissioned by Al Jazeera on the philosopher Marshall McLuhan. Narrated by Alex Chow, a social activist in Hong Kong and prominent figure in the Umbrella Movement. Directed and animated by Daniel Savage Produced by The Listening Post Narrated by Alex Chow Music by Flako McLuhan recordings courtesy of marshallmcluhanspeaks.com View all films: interactive.aljazeera.com/aje/2017/the-listening-post-media-theorised/index.html…

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2D & Animated Commercials & Animated Features & CG & Inspiration & News

Punch TV Studios Launches Punch Animation

Hollywood, CA-based Punch TV Studios announced that it is rebranding and relaunching the Urban Television Network as a new animation division that will focus on the development of animated television series and movies for syndication. Punch Animation has tapped renowned animators Floyd Norman (co-writer of the forward to my Thinking Animation book) and Leo Sullivan as president of creative development and chief operating officer, respectively. Norman (aged 81) worked with Walt Disney himself on such films as Sleeping Beauty (1959), 101…

2 1/2 D & 2D & Animated Television & Animation Styles & CG & Exquisite Corpe & Inspiration

Toonami: Exquisite Corpse | Adult Swim

MFA Grad from USC DADA ’14 – Director: Simón Wilches-Castro Music: “Let’s Fight” by Amon Tobin VFX Supervisor: Michael Kuehn Animation Director: Alex Tysowsky Animation: Keith Sizemore 2D effects: Edward Artinian, Simón Wilches-Castro Digital Compositing: Colin Fleming CG Sequences: Hinge Digital With animation from: Henrique Barone, Sean Buckelew, Jesse James Dean, Ryan Gillis, Miguel Jiron, Alicja Jasina, Sean Glaze, David Reilly, Yawen Zheng, Katie Tamboer, Louis Morton, Edward Artinian, Kris Merc, Brian Smee, Grace Mi, Katrina Ruzics, Joe Bennett, Quique…