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How Stop Motion Animators Bring Puppets to Life?

STOP MOTION ANIMATION HOW STOP MOTION ANIMATION WORKS DIRECT FROM THE STUDIO LIFE Ever wonder what magic spell brings the little puppets of ‘The Boxtrolls’ and other animated films to life? Is it just the 3D effect or there is something more? The answer is Stop Motion Animation. Though it sounds simple, it takes a …

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Revolutionizing Animation Production — Efficiency Sparks Creativity | Shuzo John Shiota | TEDxKyoto

  Revolutionizing Animation Production — Efficiency Sparks Creativity | Shuzo John Shiota | TEDxKyoto Translator: Ichi Kanaya Reviewer: Kayoko Shiomi I started my career working for a company that manufactures steel. Now, I run a company that manufactures animation. Yes, manufactures animation – like the ones you see behind me. No one bats their eye …

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Best to Worst! RANKING the Best Picture Oscars Movies 2018

  Best to Worst! RANKING the Best Picture Oscars Movies 2018 Here’s Johnny! Hey guys hope you are going well so it’s Oscar’s time again and this year I didn’t get a chance to share with you my initial reactions on the nominations for best picture the one’s made the cut and more importantly the …

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WallE as Sociological Storytelling

Wall-E as Sociological Storytelling

  Wall-E as Sociological Storytelling Pixar’s 2008 animated film Wall-E is a critically acclaimed masterpiece about two adorable robots falling in love. It also serves as an excellent example of sociological storytelling. This movie uses imaginary scenes of the future as a lens, through which to interrogate the social systems of today. Now, to explore …

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Ron Clements & John Musker to Receive ADG Award for Championing Art of Animation

Ron Clements & John Musker to Receive ADG Award for Championing Art of Animation Ron Clements and John Musker, the Oscar-nominated Walt Disney Animation Studios filmmaking partners behind such animated features as Moana and The Princess and The Frog, will receive the William Cameron Menzies Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) …

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Indian animation and VFX industry is getting bigger and better

Indian animation and VFX industry is getting bigger and better By Girish MenonThe animation and Visual Effects (VFX) industry continues to steadily gain acceptance with Indian talent poised to rub shoulders with global counterparts. According to the KPMG India-FICCI Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2017, the Indian animation and VFX industry grew at 16.4 …

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Global Medical Animation Market Size, Status and Forecast 2022

Global Medical Animation Market Size, Status and Forecast 2022 Portland, OR — 12/29/2017 — Research Beam has added a report on “Global Medical Animation Market Size, Status and Forecast 2022” Medical Animation Market is provided in the report based on product scope and market status & outlook. The market is segmented on the basis of …

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Film and TV awards season 2018: from the Golden Globes to the Directors Guild

Film and TV awards season 2018: from the Golden Globes to the Directors Guild The film and television’s annual review reaches a new level of intensity just a week into the new year when the Golden Globe awards ceremony gets underway, with the Producers Guild, Screen Actors Guild, Annie Awards and Directors Guild following over …

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Canadian animated short ’Fox and the Whale’ among 10 films in Oscar race

Canadian animated short ’Fox and the Whale’ among 10 films in Oscar race TORONTO —ASF animation news updates A self-financed animated short by Toronto-based Robin Joseph, which takes inspiration from the landscape of Salt Spring Island, B.C., is one step closer to an Oscar nomination. Joseph’s “Fox and the Whale” is among 10 short animated …

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The Academy Makes Two Anime Films Eligible For Best Feature

 The Academy Makes Two Anime Films Eligible For Best Feature By Nick Valdez – December 19, 2017 As the year comes to a close, feature films are what is officially known as “Oscar season.” This season notes that films are attempting to qualify for illustrious awards and praise. But as competitive as the Academy Awards …

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