Posts Tagged ‘animation’

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 […]

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.