Posts Tagged ‘animation’

StopMo The Movie From Supinfocom Arles

Another great animated short from the French Supinfocom Arles, “StopMo” tells the tale of an archaeologist that rediscovers a long long Visual Effects studio buried in the ice.  While attempting to recover a film reel she accidentaly awakens the machines in the studio, and Old fights New as a stop-motion Gorilla fights a CG & […]

NeochaEDGE’s Top 5 Chinese indie animations of 2009

Computers in China are a rapidly growing industry, in particular due to the recent involvement of the chinese government into “modernizing” the populace.  While the regime in control might be oppressive, artists and animators aren’t letting that get in their way, as evidenced by the five great indie animations selected by NeochaEdge. Below are 5 […]

Rodrigo Blaas’ Alma Short Film

A cute little girl walks the streets of a quiet french town and finds a strange store full of beautiful dolls, and enters the open door.  She struggles to reach the one doll she loves, and finds herself getting more than she bargained for. An eerie tribute to countless Twilight Zone episodes, Pixar Animator Rodrigo […]

Humor: Pixar Intro Parody

I don’t usually include videos from CollegeHumor here, but this new video showcasing the sad truth of what really happens to the ‘I’ in the Pixar Intro is just too good to pass up. Poor little Luxie, he was so young. See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.

“The Passenger” by Chris Jones

Chris Jones has spent the last 8 years developing a short film called “The Passenger”, and has chronicled the entire event on his website from concept to completion. Last century, when I started making The Passenger, all I wanted was a centerpiece for my showreel. I had been working in computer games for three and […]

Making of Night of the Werehog Cinematic

SEGA’s newest Sonic game, ‘Night of the Werehog’ has had the honor of having its cinematic selected for the SIGGRAPH Asia Animation Festival screenings.  CGSociety talks to Takeshi Ito, the producer, about how they created it: Creation of the models from hand-drawn sketch characters, brought across from the original video game Sonic image, was the […]

Pixar’s “Partly Cloudy” Short Listed

Pixar’s most recent short “Partly Cloudy”, revealing the details of where storks really get their delivered babies from, is in the running for the AMPAS Best Animated Short, to be announced February 2nd.  Peter Sohn sits down with StudioDaily to talk about how he got the idea, and some of the hurdles they ran into […]

French Roast Animation now online

The short film “French Roast”, which I had the privilege of seeing at the SIGGRAPH2009 Animation Theater, is now online for all to view.  It’s entirely in french, but even if you don’t speak a word of the language you’ll instantly understand every bit of what’s going on.  It’s funny and touching, a must-see.

Pixar Short Films on ABC Family Tonight

Pixar Fans rejoice at your early Christmas Present, as tonight on ABC Family they’ll be airing 20 of the famous Pixar Shorts on ABC Family at 7/6C.  Check out the commercial, but you’ll see such classics as: Geri’s Game Mater and the GhostLight JackJack attack and many more Relive some of the classic Pixar films […]

Laughable CG Re-enactment of the Tiger Woods Crash

A Taiwanese news organization was unsatisfied with the lack of visuals in the recent Tiger Woods crash, so took it upon themselves to recreate the event in some laughably bad CG.  Complete with an action packed crash scene, thought bubbles, a lover’s quarrel, and his wife (Elin Nordegren) chasing his SUV with a Golf Club, […]

Interview with Sun Haipeng, Creator of the Super Steamed Bun

PSFK has a short interview with Sun Haipeng (孙海鹏), chinese CG animator and creator of “Dragon Fist” and “Super Baozi vs. Sushi Man”. It took me about 2 years from initial designs to final product. It took such a long time because I did it all by myself and only in my spare time. If […]

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 […]