This week we saw Glen Keane (the master animator behind Ariel from “The Little Mermaid”) draw in Virtual Reality, and then Batman et al beat up sea creatures (including Ariel) in the new Batmetal animated music video. We finally get to see what “Wabbit,” Bugs Bunny’s new series, will look …
How to Collaborate Effectively – finding the right person to work with, virtually working together long-distance, and other tips
This week Stephen and Rob tackle the question of “How to Collaborate Effectively” and what that means for us animators. This topic seemed relevant since we’re working on another Podcastimation for release at the end of the month in conjunction with our 100th episode. We cover some of the factors …
Adi Shankar Castlevania miniseries, Nintendo coming back to movies and Rovio cuts workforce by a third
We’re talking all Video Game related stories this week but start with a question: is “Animations” a word? Nintendo said they want more control over their movie properties, fan-film producer Adi Shankar (Judge Dredd: Superfiend, Power/Rangers) and Fred Seibert (Frederator) want to make a dark Castlevania animated mini-series, and Rovio …
It was an interesting week to be a kid. While we’ll start seeing Sesame Stret on HBO, “The Lion Guard” is coming to the small screen in a beautifully animated new series and Stephen saw a family-friendly animated short collection in a local theater, featuring the works of nine animators …
Disney’s D23 Expo animated film presentations: Moana + Toy Story 4 + Finding Dory + Zootopia + more!
This weekend was Disney’s D23 Expo presentation so we discuss all the information that came out of that… live-action remakes, sequels, and the incredible line-up on Disney and Pixar animation film slate all the way to 2018! Stephen starts the show by giving a mini-review on the British re-dub of …