Tag: animation

Nov 5, 2014

Rosetta and Philae Prepare for Comet Landing

Rosetta and Philae Prepare for Comet Landing

After a ten-year journey Rosetta and Philae have finally reached their destination, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Rosetta and the ESA spent the last few weeks studying the comet to find the best place for Rosetta’s lander, Philae, to land. If all goes according to plan, Philae will land on a site named Agilkia on November 12,…

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Oct 28, 2014

A Tale of Momentum and Inertia

A Tale of Momentum and Inertia

Watch this brilliant 60-second, award-winning CG animated short by House Special. The short film is based on an original story by Allan Turner and Kameron Gates. Director: Kameron Gates Creative Director: Kirk Kelley Executive Producer: Lourri Hammack Producer: Zilpha Yost

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Oct 20, 2014

What X-Ray Yoga Would Look Like

What X-Ray Yoga Would Look Like

X-ray Body in Motion is a visual study/exploration of the body in motion with a focus on Yoga poses. The team at Hybrid wanted to create a realistic representation of radiological (X-Ray) imaging. Technical challenges included: achieving proper bone densities and representing actual bone marrow inside each individual bone. For more, visit Hybrid. …

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Oct 2, 2014

The Insane Theory That All Pixar Movies are Connected

The Insane Theory That All Pixar Movies are Connected

Sure it’s far-fetched; but it’s well narrated, fantastically edited and an undeniably fun way to remember just how amazing Pixar movies have been. If you’re a fan of Pixar, be sure to check out our previous post: Pixar’s 22 Golden Rules of Storytelling

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Oct 2, 2014

Animator vs Animation Returns After Three Year Hiatus

Animator vs Animation Returns After Three Year Hiatus

It’s been three years to the day since Alan Becker released Animator vs. Animation III. After a successful Kickstarter campaign last August, the fourth installment is here and it’s awesome. If you’ve never seen the series before, I’ve embedded the previous installments below. Enjoy! Part I Part II Part III…

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Jul 22, 2014

If Futurama was 3D this is What it Might Look Like

If Futurama was 3D this is What it Might Look Like

Digital artist Alexey Zakharov imagines what television show Futurama might look like in 3D. In the two amazing videos below, Zakharov uses 3dsmax, Nuke, Photoshop, After Effects, Multiscatter plugin, Ghost Town script and Poly FX script to recreate the animated world in a more realistic 3D environment. Also included is a gallery of stills…

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Jul 3, 2014

How to Talk like Porky Pig

How to Talk like Porky Pig

Even when you know how it’s done it doesn’t make it any easier to imitate! This is a clip from the documentary, I Know That Voice (2013). Voice actor Bob Bergen explains how to talk like the famous Looney Tunes character, Porky Pig.

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