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Animated Shorts & CG & Inspiration & Ringling & Student Work & Visual Effects Society

In a Heartbeat

“In a Heartbeat” – Animated Short Film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams. From Deadline.com A short, animated film from an animation intern working at Blue Sky Animation and another student who is now an employee of Jib-Jab and on her way to work as an an animator at Sony on a…

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“Extinguished” by Ashley Anderson and Jacob Mann In a world where flames represent love, it’s easy to get your heart burned. Created at Ringling College of Art and Design https://www.facebook.com/ExtinguishedMovie/ Jacob Mann – jacobmannart.com – jmann@c.ringling.edu Ashley Anderson – ashleyanderson.squarespace.com – aanderso@c.ringling.edu…

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Guilty Pleasure

Short film as part of a project on the theme “Love”, by four students of the training “designer and director of animated films” and “Master of Arts in Character Animation and animated filmmaking” of GOBELINS, they worked for 5 months (January to May). This exercise was designed to teach the Maya 3D pipline. Short film directed for a project on the theme “Love”, by four students of GOBELINS ‘”Master of Arts in Character animation and animated film” and “Concepteur et réalisateur…

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Pinky Toe

Overwhelmed by a “phantom itch” from his missing pinky toe, a man must come to terms with his situation or succumb completely to his obsession. My second year film at CalArts! I was lucky to have worked with some amazing talent to make this possible. Thank you so much to everyone involved. Music Composed by Paul Michael Cardon Narration by Nick D’Agostino Sound Design by Paul Michael Cardon Set Fabrication by Ming-Huei Huang Props by Emily Martinez and Kesiah Manival…

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USC’s School of Cinematic Arts presents ‘First Frame 2017’ April 21st!

I am so proud of my students at USC. Come out and see some of the films!  My MFA student from 2016 Jessie Wang created the film below – 8’Oclock shadow. USC’s School of Cinematic Arts presents First Frame 2017, the annual showcase featuring the latest achievements in animation from students and alumni in the John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts (Hench-DADA). The showcase will feature original student work spanning all forms of animation including experimental and…

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Third Year Group Film – Sheridan College That’s Boss Productions ARTISTS: James Ghio | Kanako Iwata | Nathan Dewey | Luke Smith | Aaron Fryer | Emily Choi | Jason Burch | Anton Wong | Chris Gallant | Ibrahim El-Dulaimi | Michael Huerto Mentor: Tony Tarantini Music: Nick Randall artist links below James Ghio http://jimbo0311.deviantart.com/ Luke Smith http://lukeyarts.tumblr.com/ Kanako Iwata http://kanacoke.blogspot.ca/ Nathan Dewey http://deweydark.blogspot.ca/ Emily Choi http://ricepuff.blogspot.ca/ Ibrahim El-Dulaimi http://3dulaimi.blogspot.ca/…

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POKEY POKEY by Jake Zhang

A message from one of my students at USC regarding his film – POKEY POKEY… The Pokey Team: composer Pantawit Kiangsiri, sound designer Katie Gately, producer Zhen Zeng, graphic designer Shangning Wang, one of story creators Xu Zhou, Chinese version theme song creator 黃衍仁, voice actor Ross Huguet, Music Engineer Dan Blanck, animation helpers Jinzhi Du, Fan Feng, Wan Jinyue, etc. Thank you Joshua Weisbrod for helping revising the script. And sure thanks to the great USC faculties and staffs…

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Stay Positive

4th year film, done in Maya. Read more about it! thomashenderson.me/portfolio/thesis-film/ Music – Singing in the Rain (public domain) Body Rig with Rapid rig Advanced Business Man rig – David O’reilly Seems I uploaded it without credits! woops! In the meantime while I fix that — Special thanks to; Ruby Poon Jade Armstrong Christine Biala My Mentor Blair Kitchen Created at Sheridan College.…

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Academy Reveals 2016 Student Oscar Winners

I am so proud of one of my USC students, Alicja Jasina, who one a student academy award in animation for her film – Once upon a Line. LOS ANGELES — The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards competition. The Academy received a record number of entries this year — 1,749 films from 286 domestic and 95 international colleges and universities — which were voted by a record number of Academy members. The 2016…