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Pigeon: Impossible now on YouTube

Lucas Martell’s Pigeon Impossible, a great hit at the SIGGRAPH2009 Animation Festival, is now available in all 6 minutes of HD glory over at YouTube. The film took nearly 5 years to complete and is the first attempt at animation by writer/director Lucas Martell: “When the project started, it was mostly an excuse to learn […]

Raimonda Della Calce’s “The king of the island”

Here’s a beautiful 16-minute animated short to cap off your Friday. ‘The king of the island’ is the second short film directed by Raimondo Della Calce and produced by artFive animation studio. The movie tells the story of Gioannin, a shy and lonely child, left no father because of a mishap occurred at sea years […]

Principles of Animation for Motionographers

Jamie Peterson has had enough of browsing demo reels and seeing the same online tutorials represented as original work, and has created a 3-part series where he promises to teach you the same Principles of Animation pioneered in the early years of Walt Disney animation that can be used to take your work to the […]

First Five Minutes of Disney’s “The Princess & The Frog”

Guaranteed to be Disneys next big hit, and an instant classic, Disney’s “The Princess & The Frog” is a return to classic hand-drawn animation.  If you can’t wait until December 11th to watch it, then you can cruise on over to YouTube and check out the first 5-minutes of the movie online.  Now, it’s still […]

Vintage CG on YouTube

If you find yourself longing for the early days of Computer Generated Graphics in video, then head on over to the VintageCG Channel on youtube where they’ve amassed an impressive collection of CG films dating back to the early 80’s and before. YouTube – VintageCG’s Channel.

James Cunningham’s “Poppy”

The trailer for James Cunningham’s newest CG film is out, called “Poppy”.  From the description: Poppy is a CGI drama set on France’s western front in World War One. Two New Zealand soldiers are trapped behind enemy lines and are trying to find their way to safety. They find an orphaned baby under itʼs dead […]

Mike Stern’s Animated Short “Distraxion”

A fun animated short from Mike Stern is finally available for public viewing on Youtube.  See his tough night at the office in “Distraxion”. Watch it after the break. YouTube – Distraxion.

Doug Purvur talks about ‘Omar and His Skyhook’

Doug Purvur worked on the collaborative film project Psst!3 and found himself with an idea and material capable of supporting a full short-film piece.  Using his expersie in CINEMA4D and After Effects, he built the surreal “Omar and his Skyhook”, which was included in last month’s LA Shorts Film Festival.  He sits down with Meleah […]

CG Artist: Computer Graphics Television

CGArtist.TV has just launched collecting demo reels, tutorials, short films, animations, and more.  Anything CG related, be it 2D or 3D, they have a huge collection of content already with more being added daily. CG Artist: Computer Graphics Television.

Blender Conference Festival-announcement

If you’re an avid Blender user then consider submitting a short video to the Suzanna Awards & Animation Festival at the upcoming conference.  Awards will be given in three categories (Best Short Film, Best Character Animation, and Best Designed Short Film) for entries generated completely within Blender.  A quick description of the categories: 1. Best […]

Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH SPARK Animation `09

The Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH has announced SPARK Animation `09, to run from September 16-20 at the Vancouver International Film Center.  They’ve got 9 films, dozens of speakers, and a big party planned for Saturday night! This year we’ve got 3 days’ worth of world-renowned animators, art directors and filmmakers presenting their work – people like […]

The Forest – An animated short by David Scharf

A beautiful and deep, if not a little bit disturbing, short film from David Sharf is his final thesis for university and is now available for you to enjoy on Vimeo.  The description: Antonia is a 12 year old girl. She often has daydreams, in which she wonders of in to a magical far away […]