Posts Tagged ‘short’

Non-Volumetric Clouds in 3dsMax

by Randall Handon August 30, 2011
FXGuide talks to two of the guys behind some of this year’s SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival entries, including some great details with Damian Nenow on his impressive geometric clouds in 3dsMax. Most people would do clouds now as volumetric renders, but I didn’t want to use a volumetric solution because it’s hard to control them […]
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Bohemian Grey produces NASA Animation

by Randall Handon August 10, 2011
NASA is fairly well known for the many conceptual animations they produce to showcase upcoming launches and projects, and the latest Mars Rover “Curiosity” is no exception.  This time, the animation was produced by California’s Bohemian Grey, and is available on the JPL website. Said Kevin K. Lane, President, Bohemian Grey Inc., “We are tremendously […]


Experimental VFX film ‘Bird’

by Randall Handon May 11, 2011
3dWorld has the scoop on an excellent short VFX film called ‘Bird’ made by a team of students from the Savannah University of Art and Design.  A nice combination of live video and CG, all put to an eerie song by A Decent Animal. Matching live-action characters with organic CG-effects, including head pieces attached to […]

Future Pixar Short “La Luna” Revealed

by Randall Handon May 6, 2011
Looks like we get a little sneak peak of Pixar’s newest short “La Luna”, to be premiered at the upcoming Annecy International Animation Festival this June. “La Luna is the timeless fable of a young boy who is coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. Tonight is the very first time his Papa […]


Cat Shit One “DVD・Blu-ray”

by Randall Handon February 7, 2011
Quick reminder here, CG animated series ‘Cat Shit One’ is now available on BluRay and DVD, and (for the next 2 weeks only) available for viewing on YouTube. Dear All, My name is Junya Okabe, the producer for the film, “CAT SHIT ONE”. Please allow me to deliver this genuine message. The film has yet […]


Cat Shit One coming to the US

by Randall Handon January 24, 2011
It’s been almost 18 months, but the animated short ‘Cat Shit One’, the epic tale of two bunnies in wartime, is now coming to English audiences for free viewing on YouTube this February. A group of desert terrorists kidnap civilians. A team of rabbit commandos, Packy and Botasky, from the Carrot Military Service, a private […]

Ice Age Short Scrat’s Continental Crack-Up Now Online

by Randall Handon January 6, 2011
To generate some buzz for the 4th Ice Age Movie “Continental Drift”, 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios created a new short with everyone’s favorite little squirrel Scrat who remains in pursuit of that same acorn.  Shown first along with Gulliver’s Travels, it’s now online for all to view. See it embedded below. Ice […]

RealtimeUK’s Christmas movie Elf ‘N’ Safety

by Randall Handon December 15, 2010
Christmas is just over a week away, and RealtimeUK has a cute 60s short for the occasion. RealtimeUK’s Christmas movie Elf ‘N’ Safety from RealtimeUK on Vimeo. RealtimeUK’s Christmas movie Elf ‘N’ Safety from RealtimeUK on Vimeo.

Silestone’s Above Everything Else

by Randall Handon November 16, 2010
Silestone — ‘Above Everything Else’ from Alex Roman on Vimeo. Not much to say here, other than this is a simply beautiful piece of CG animation.  Enjoy. via Silestone — ‘Above Everything Else’ on Vimeo.