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Creative Inspirations: Renegade Animation: Business & production philosophy. Acting Archivos. Miracle Animation Studios Inc. Howard Wimshurst. 'Feast' Director Patrick Osborne Has 9 Tips For Aspiring Animators. It's hard not to smile at the sight of Winston, the adorable Boston Terrier at the heart of Patrick Osborne's Oscar-nominated Disney animated short, "Feast.

'Feast' Director Patrick Osborne Has 9 Tips For Aspiring Animators

" The six-minute short film chronicles a man's love life through the endless appetite of his pup, from the very first fry to that iconic bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. (Osborne assured MTV News that Winston is a very healthy dog... off screen.) Osborne, who joined Walt Disney Animation Studios in 2008 as an animator on "Bolt," worked on the 2012 Oscar-winning short "Paperman," which then landed him his dream job as the co-head of animation for the studio's next big release, "Big Hero 6.

" That all changed, however, when he pitched the idea for "Feast," a project he'd been thinking about for years -- way before Winston was even in the picture. Not only was there no dog in the film, Osborne told MTV News, he was picturing it as a live-action film. 3 tips for starting your animated production today... 3 tips for starting your animated production today By: Bobby Beck I was inspired to write this post after watching Pete Docter’s Oscar acceptance speech for Inside Out.

3 tips for starting your animated production today...

In it he said, “…make stuff, make films, draw, write, it will make a world of difference.” You can feel his excitement knowing what creation does for your soul. Having had the privilege of working with Pete as an animator on, Monster’s Inc. This brings me to today’s topic… 'Feast' Director Patrick Osborne Has 9 Tips For Aspiring Animators.

Frame Freak Studio. Click Here to know more about this project: We're glad to present you the Reel of Frame Freak Studio - 2015, it's been a busy year, but a good one none the less, we're really happy for your support and hope that we're going to be doing great things in the future.

Frame Freak Studio

We're a team of dedicated entrepreneurs, graphic designers and animators who live in a third world country called El Salvador, which doesn't have the best possibilities for many people. We want to prove that there's talent in the country and to show others creative entrepreneurs in our country and to the world that if we can make this happen, so can they! But to do this we will need the help of every single one of you, so please, like our page, share and comment on our videos and updates and help us to make this dream a reality. If you want to see better quality of videos please support us by becoming our Patron: and help us bring you more amazing videos. Tutorial: Making the Shot - Pleasant Surprise... Making of LIFT UP - From Start to Finish. Looking Back at a Year of Making an Animated Short Film - Bloop Animation.

In the past year or so, those of you who followed this site witnessed the making LIFT UP (formerly known as Geometry Exercise) as it was being make.

Making of LIFT UP - From Start to Finish. Looking Back at a Year of Making an Animated Short Film - Bloop Animation

Some posts came quickly one after another while some tool a long time to make. Now that the film is done and the tutorials are finished, I decided to write one last post with all the videos together by order. This will give a chance for newcomers to see what they missed and watch the making of the film in the correct order, all in one place. DSLRguide. Notes on Dumbo. Video Settings Explained for Animators. Making Phantom Limb. Writing I went into the film with loads of nervous energy.

Making Phantom Limb

Tutorial: Exporting a .gif file from Flash and Photoshop. 500 Storyboard Tutorials & Resources. Once the script is written – how do you effective communicate the visual direction of your film?

500 Storyboard Tutorials & Resources

The answer is storyboards – essentially a scene-by-scene visual guide to the screenplay of the film. Storyboards are a vital part of the pre-visualization process, as well as being an important tool for preproduction and on the set. Developed in the 1930s by Walt Disney company for their animated cartoons, they grew in popularity during the early 40s. Storyboarding a film can be as simple as crudely drawn stick figures or advanced as elaborate 3D animatics with lens and motion simulators. Here are over 500 storyboarding tutorials, resources and tools to help you better communicate your vision.

Celtx Celtx is the world’s first all-in-one media pre-production system. 110 Celtx Tutorials FrameForge 3D The software creates virtual cameras, actors and objects in photo-accurate 3D scaled sets for previsualization. Justin Time - Brandon James Scott. I am the creator and art director of Justin Time, the animated preschool television series.

Justin Time - Brandon James Scott

Your 3-6 year old will gain awesomeness of unparallelled quantities if they find themselves watching it, this I guarantee. The show follows Justin's imagination as it takes him and his imaginary friends Squidgy and Olive on the biggest adventures of all time, to every corner of the world. In 2013 it was nominated for an Emmy for best preschool series and nominated for 3 Annie awards for best preschool series, art direction and animation.

Its 2 seasons are currently airing in Canada on Disney Junior, in America on PBS Kids Sprout, NBC and Netflix, and on various channels in Europe, Central America, and Asia. On Creating a Television Series. Master of Rigging. How To Pitch An Animated TV Series. Long before I was an animation executive, I was just an animation dork with a ton of ideas and a vague idea of the types of shows I would like to create one day.

How To Pitch An Animated TV Series

Like most people who make their way out to the West Coast, I started putting the ideas together and planning my eventual takeover of the whole animation industry. Recently, I went back through some boxes and found some of my old pitches… and was truly horrified. NOT because the concepts were silly, NOT because the art was bad and NOT because nobody in a million years would ever go for a project like the ones in the box marked “Ideas.” No, I was horrified because I clearly had NO IDEA what I was doing or how to put together a solid pitch. Creator Playbook.