Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Friday, September 24, 2010

Creative Talent Network's Animation Expo - 2010

The CTN Animation Expo is a unique event that, once a year, brings together the many creative elements of the animation art form whether digital or drawn. Our mission is to mutually benefit the animation artist, games, education, film and video communities and the individuals in those communities by providing a collaborative arena to promote the betterment and future growth both locally and internationally---and have some FUN doing it!


Friday, September 17, 2010

Fur of Flying - CG Clip From New Road Runner Short

A clip from the second 3D, CG Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote shorts, Fur of Flying. Will play in cinemas with The Legend of The Guardians.

Disney Tangled - new trailer

Friday, September 10, 2010

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Norman Modification Workshop Tutorials - Updated

Learn tips and tricks about modifying the school's Norman Character that will help you mod faster and achieve more creative results, taught to the AAU Animation Club by Joshua Slice, in a live demonstration on campus,is now in SUPER EASY written tutorial format.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Animation Reference Video for Animators (Ani Ref)

There is a ton of reference compiled on ->
So check it out some ref, contribute some ref to.....

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

'Rango' - Industrial Light & Magic-animated feature

Industrial Light & Magic-animated feature about a “chameleon with an identity crisis,” co-starring Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy, Harry Dean Stanton, Ray Winstone, and Timothy Olyphant.  A tentative release date has been set for March 4, 2011.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Pixar Short: Day & Night - Making (An Inside Look)

“When Day, a sunny fellow, encounters Night, a stranger of distinctly darker moods, sparks fly! Day and Night are frightened and suspicious of each other at first, and quickly get off on the wrong foot. But as they discover each other’s unique qualities–and come to realize that each of them offers a different window onto the same world–the friendship helps both to gain a new perspective.”

Anyway, check out the short, it's really cool!

You can now download Pixar's Day and Night on iTunes

Monday, June 14, 2010

Storyboarding Video Tutorials

Sherm Cohen sharing some Nice Video tutorial on Story Boarding

Storyboarding 01 - Establishing Shot
Storyboarding 02 - Panning
Storyboarding 03 - When To Cut
Storyboarding 04 - Staging and Design
Storyboarding 05 - The Close-Up
Storyboarding 06 - ThreeShot
Storyboarding 07 - Staging for Movement
Storyboarding 08 - Posing
Storyboarding 09 - More on Posing
Storyboarding 10 - Still More Poses

Next week he is going to have a Special Announcement about a new online storyboarding class ;)

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

DreamWorks "Shrek Forever After" - New Trailer

DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek Forever After", in Theaters May 21. http://www.shrek.com

Friday, April 16, 2010

Tips & Tricks Webinar with Pixar Animators!

Animation Mentor will be hosting a webinar featuring none other than Pixar animators Victor Navone and Aaron Hartline The webinar will cover Timing and Spacing, with plenty of insider tips from these two talented animators.
The webinar will be hosted April 29 from 7-8 p.m. PDT. A replay of the webinar will be available Wednesday, May 5

Did u Missed it REPLAY AVAILABLE NOW! ->

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Dreamwork's Animation Films - How To Train Your Dragon (Production Videos)

"How To Train Your Dragon" is an upcoming 3D animated movie produced by Dreamworks.The film stars the voice talents of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Craig Ferguson.

The film is set in a mythical world of Vikings and dragons. The story centers on a viking teenager named Hiccup (Jay Baruchel), who lives on the island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life. The teen’s smarts and offbeat sense of humor is disliked by his tribe and its chief, Hiccup’s father, Stoick the Vast (Gerard Butler). However, when Hiccup is included in Dragon Training with the other viking teens, he sees his chance to prove he has what it takes to be a fighter. After he entangles a dragon with a bolas-shooting cannon, Hiccup releases and ends up befriending the dragon, who he dubs Toothless. This relationship flips his world upside down as he strives to convince his tribe that they don't need to be dragon-slayers but he ends up making the tribe angry and they lead an attack on the dragons home.

"How To Train Your Dragon" Final Theatrical Trailer 

Released on 26 March 2010

Interview with Kristof Serrand, Supervising Animator

Interview with Gabe Hordos, Supervising Animator

Interview with Matt Paulson, Modeling Supervisor

Interview with Jeff Light, Supervisor of Character TDs

Interview with JC Alvarez, Final Layout Supervisor

Interview with Damon Crowe, head of Character Effects Supervision

Interview with April Knobbe, Matte Painting Supervisor

Interview with Sabrina Riegel, Supervisor of Surfacing

Interview with Sean Fennell, Crowds Supervisor

Interview with Phil McNally, head of 3D Supervision

Interview with Nathan Loofbourrow, Supervisor of Character TDs

Interview with Craig Ring,Vfx supervisor

Interview with Matt Baer, Head of effects

Interview with Cressida Cowell, head of Character Effects Supervision

Interview with Shaggy Hornsby, Supervising Animator

Despicable Me (Theatrical Trailer)

www.despicable.me - In theaters July 9, 2010

Despicable Me is an upcoming computer-animated 3-D feature film from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment. 
The plot revolves around the world's #2 supervillain, Gru (Steve Carell), the former #1, whose evil attempts are always thwarted by Vector (Jason Segel), a super smart teenage nerd, who is the #1 supervillain. In an attempt to outdo Vector, he starts plotting to steal the moon while he hides underground in a suburban neighborhood living with his idiotic minions which look like genetically altered Corn Pops. In the teaser trailer, the Great Pyramid of Giza is shown to have been stolen and may contribute to part of Gru's plan. His plot is jeopardized by three orphaned girls (Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, and Elsie Fisher) who see him as a prospective father.

Dreamwork's Animation Films - Megamind (Teaser)

Release on November 5, 2010.

Megamind is an upcoming 3D animated movie produced by Dreamworks.

The film was previously titled Master Mind, and later on Oober mind, before being retitled to Megamind. Megamind is directed by Tom McGrath (who once brought us Madagascar and its sequel) and is borrowing the voices of Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill and Tina Fey.

The story revolves around a supervillain who unwillingly becomes the new acclaimed hero. 

Friday, March 19, 2010

Animation Insiders a Series of Books

Animation Insiders s a series of books dedicated to animation. Theses books are a compilation of know-how, experience and anecdotes from talented animators. Each book explore a new theme. Animation Insiders is aimed at people who are passionate about animation, those who are looking to surpass their limits and acquire new techniques. Animation Insiders is the perfect tool to learn from the best animators. For more information about Animation Insiders contact at [email]info@sstudiopress.com[/email]

Price Per book: 29.99$ (US)




Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Storyboarding & Drawing for Animation - Free Webinar with Robb Pratt

Update: Did u miss it ? 

You can Download it here -> http://www.jrawebinar.com/Robb_webinars/interview/