Monday, December 5, 2011

A Personal Animation: The Story of a Nice Girl

A great example of a personal story in animation.  Done as a senior thesis and submitted to Cartoon Brew's Student Animation Contest.  Read the animator's comments about making this at Carton Brew

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Inside look at Pixar Studio - Video

The New York Times presents an inside look at Pixar Studios.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Ghost Whisperer claymation demo

Miles Kalbach explains the process he used on claymation promo for the television show Ghost Whisperer. Check out his website for more examples of his work. He created the stop-motion music videos for Trapt and Coldplay.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Don Bluth Animation Academy

Don Bluth Animation Academy has a very nice (but not well designed) web site that features the animation process used by Bluth. 

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Stop-Motion Short Films

The following short films are listed in Google Creative Labs 106 Creative Things on the Internet.

Nokia Dot

The Making of Nokia Dot

Monday, November 1, 2010

Cal Arts Lecture Notes

See the lecture notes of a presentation made by storyboard artist Mark Kennedy for a talk at CalArts.  Kennedy has an interesting blog that is worth following.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Carrara 7 Manual

Because the Carrara 8 manual is not yet released as of this writing.  You can find the version 7 manual here.