Animated Shorts & CG & Photogrammetry & Stop Mo & Workflow

Making Of – Song Of A Toad

SONG OF A TOAD “SONG OF A TOAD” is the story of a stressed out human being who is carrying an unbeloved relic from his childhood right on his head – an old choleric toad. As a grown-up and adapted adult, he tries to ignore this grumpy thing talking from above. But now he is confronted with something he almost forgot.   The 7.5 Minute short film was realized as a diploma project at the German Film Academy Baden-Württemberg. The…

2 1/2 D & Animated Commercials & Animated Shorts & Color Palettes & Inspiration

CNN Colorscope

Colorscope is an award-winning series exploring our perception of color and its use across cultures, one shade at a time. cnn.com/2017/08/04/health/colorscope-purple/index.html Producer : Sarah-Grace Makarious Writer and Narrator : Dr. James Fox Director and Animator : Buck Music : Giacomo Smith Sound Design and Mix : John Black / CypherAudio   Yellow – CNN Colorscope from Sebastianbap on Vimeo. YELLOW is part of the Colorscope series by CNN. “They call it mellow yellow”. The short documentaries about different colours shows…

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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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Animated Features & CG & Jorge Gutierrez & News & Warner Brothers

Jorge Gutierrez on board to develop LEGO spinoff The Billion Brick Race Read

Read More here… Warner Bros. has tapped “The Book of Life” director Jorge Gutierrez to develop the “Billion Brick Race” project in a studio off-shoot from its Lego franchise. “Billion Brick Race,” which has not yet been greenlit by the studio, was previously in development with Jason Segel and Drew Pearce. Producers are Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Roy Lee. Chris McKay and Jill Wilfert of Lego are executive producing.…

Animated Shorts & Animated Television & CG & Funny & Independent Film Making & Inspiration & Trailers

Jason and the Nucleonauts – Teaser 2017

Read more about it here   Fun, fast paced journey to the center of the atomic nucleus! Smallest particles become biggest heroes and science meets fiction in this fantastic adventure. 2d / 3d Animated Feature 81 minutes children 7-12 In Development Contact: Dieter Reinhold dieter@spintop-entertainment.de +49 (0) 172 320 40 79 copyright 2017 – spintop entertainment, studioNICE – Germany spintop-entertainment.de studionice.de nucleonauts.com…

Animated Features & Behind the Scenes & Creativity & Inspiration & Pete Doctor & Storytellers

Pete Docter – Inside the Creative Community: The Power and Process of Animated Film

Pete Docter is a film director, animator, screenwriter, and voice actor at Pixar Animation Studios. He contributed to the story and characters of Toy Story, Pixar’s first full-length animated feature film, and served as the supervising animator for the film. He wrote story treatments for Toy Story 2 and Wall-E and directed Monsters, Inc., Up, and his latest release, Inside Out. He has been nominated for six Academy Awards and won Best Animated Feature Film for Up. Born and raised…

Anim Talk & Contest & News & Stop Mo

Stop-motion shorts and TV specials may be submitted for the first edition of ANIMARKT pitching that will take place in Lodz (Poland) in October 2017. Pitching competition will be accompanied by pitching training sessions, panel discussions, presentations, workshops and individual face-to-face meetings.   The pitching is a part of ANIMARKT – the first in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) event of a kind, focusing on stop motion / puppet animation. Its second edition will be held in Lodz (Poland) from 2nd to…

Animated Features & CG & Independent Film Making & Inspiration

MAVKA. The Forest Song. Official Teaser Trailer 1

Watch the new teaser trailer of Ukrainian animated feature film ‘Mavka.The Forest Song’! The magic world of the ancient forest, incredible adventures and fantastic heroes that will soon be discovered by the whole world! Mavka – a soul of the Forest, she is nature herself, she is complex, mysterious and two-folded: tender and caring when in love, but fierce and defensive when hurt. Nevertheless, her main feature is that she always strives for peace and harmony. This is the story…