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2D & Animated Commercials & CG & Flash & VFX

Coke Ads that rock!

I found these two links in some old bookmarks…converted the files and saved them for posterity…the first one reminds me of my homie – you know who you are ~ Angie Doggy Happy Cloud Psyop Designs Short Films for Coke “Doggy” and “Mr. Happy: Cloud” are part of a series of short viral films commissioned by Coca-Cola to run online and on broadcast. The new campaign introduces viewers to the “Coke Side of Life.” Agency W+K: Amsterdam invited artists to…

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Animated Features & CG & Disney & News & Pixar & The Biz

John Lasseter stays on track…

Below are quotes from an article in the LA Times by John Horn called “The Inside Track.” This article is really a good read. [Lasseter took out his laser pointer and circled McQueen’s eyes, which, like all of the film’s anthropomorphic characters, are built into the windshield. Sweetland thought McQueen was trying to figure out what to do next, and therefore needed to close his eyes and collect his thoughts, the way the scene was animated. ‘Isn’t it about McQueen’s…

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2D & Animated Features & CG & Character Designers & Concept Artists & Disney & Inspiration

Disney Character Designer Chen Yi Change Interview

Disney Character Designer Chen Yi Change Interview A few years ago, California State Polytechnic University Pomona held an INTERVIEW with Disney character design supervisor, Chen Yi Chang. The interview, which can be streamed over the net HERE, covers a number of different topics from Chang’s background, a rough breakdown of the production pipeline of a feature film, as well as character design and technique. This lecture is geared towards beginners. So if you know the basics and don’t feel like…

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2D & Animated Shorts & Animators & CG & Flash & Inspiration & Puppets & VFX

Tyger

TygerGuilherme Marcondes Angie here… This little film blew me away. I have always been fascinated by puppets…Especially the Japanese Art of Bunraku. I was able to see a few Bunraku plays when I was working in Osaka and they are sooooo moving and beautiful. A poem by a favorite poet/artist of mine William Blake is used loosely for the story. The combination of 2D, puppetry, live action and other elements is really fun to watch and the landscape reminds me…