Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

RIO 2 Behind The Scenes: Animation with Melvin Tan

Behind the scenes of RIO 2 with supervising animator Melvin Tan. For more interviews on the making of the film swing by CGMeetup

// RIO 2 Behind the Scenes

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Recruitment Video for Sullivan Bluth Studios In Ireland 1988

Here's a great promotional video from Sullivan Bluth Studios 1988. Big thanks to Sandro Cleuzo for posting it up on his blog Inspector Cleuzo. Crew pic is from Mark Pudleiner's blog.

Friday, May 09, 2014

Thursday, May 08, 2014

GDC: Indie Approach to Procedural Animation

'Find out how to use simple procedural techniques to achieve interactive and fluid animations using very few key frames, with examples from indie games like Overgrowth, Receiver and Black Shades. What exactly is the difference between a playable character and a vehicle? ' via GDC

Control Free Character Rig Demo by Matthew Ziegeler

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

EPIC: Animation Breakdown by Patrick Giusiano

Very nice video reference and animation breakdown reel by animator Patrick Giusiano. He also has a breakdown reel of his John Carter work here John Carter Evolution Reel 

Monday, May 05, 2014

James Baxter on "The Lion King" and Milt Kahl

Animator James Baxter talks about "The Lion King" and the influence of Milt Kahl at the Academy's "Drawing on the Future: Mentorship in Animation" event in May 2008.

Friday, May 02, 2014

Behind the Scenes: Cif’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’

VFX studio The Mill recently posted this 'behind the scenes' featurette for their new commercial 'Sleeping Beauty' for household cleaning brand  Cif. For more details about the production check their website here:

Cif’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Commercial