Film Animation

Film animation-related posts

Iron Man 3

The other month we were very fortunate to have Iron Man 3 animation supervisor Aaron Gilman in the Ubisoft Montreal studio to take us through some of the trials...

Andreas Deja Masterclass Notes

First post of 2013 following a long holiday visiting with family in Australia. I'm terrified of 3 things in life; sharks, spiders and great heights, so it only ...

Ghibli Game

I used to love anime when I was a kid, growing up on Akira and the Japanese/French series Cities of Gold, and patiently waiting for Manga UK to importĀ each epis...

Animated Short: The Bug

Now either students are getting more talented at rendering, or 3D packages are becoming more democratised and so affording more time to learn, but here's a fant...

ILM On Building Iron Man

Just sneaking in before then end of the year, here is the second and far more comprehensive talk I attended at the earlier ADAPT conference. Happy new year ever...

Disney: Locator-Driven Morph Targets

The first of two sessions from ADAPT 2008 - members of the Disney team working on incoming CG film Bolt talk about their road to enlightenment regarding an inte...

Beowulf Mocap Postmortem

It's certainly some time after the event, (it's slow going when you're in the middle of a full production), but I've finally collated my remaining notes from th...

Pixar Technical Notes

I just discovered this nice little treasure-trove of technical notes from Pixar covering animation and rendering topics used in their film productions. http:...

Fantastic Imagination

Jurie Horneman, (Champion of the recent Manhunt 2 credits fiasco), has posted links to several galleries displaying animation of Eastern European origin. I don'...