Serious Film Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride | Dr. Grob's Animation Review Director: Tim Burton & Mike JohnsonRelease Date: September 23, 2005Rating: ★★★★Review: The shy Victor and Victoria are forced by their unsympathetic parents to marry each other. Luckily, they actually like each other, but then Victor accidentally marries the deceased Emily who takes him to a world underground, while Victoria is forced to marry the evil lord Barkis… ‘Corpse Bride’ is a typical Tim Burton film, especially in its art direction, in its 19th century, gothic setting, in its dark humor, and in its jolly portrait of death. Also, the art of ‘Corpse Bride’ is a great improvement on ‘Nightmare before Christmas’. All this make ‘Corpse Bride’, together with that other stop-motion film ‘Wallace and Gromit: the Curse of the Were-Rabbit‘, the best animated feature of 2005/2006, surpassing all computer animated films of those years. Watch the tailer for ‘Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride’ yourself and tell me what you think: Like this: Like Loading... Related In "Aardman Studio films" Robots In "★★½"
Every Frame a Painting Here's a second, supplementary video we made: a new Twitter account about temp music we made: Dan Golding's great response video here: Off the top of your head, could you sing the theme from Star Wars? How about James Bond? Or Harry Potter? But here’s the kicker: can you sing any theme from a Marvel film? This video was made byBrian Satterwhite: Ramos: Zhou: For educational purposes only. Interviews filmed in Vancouver, B.C., CanadaSpecial thanks to David Chen for feedback: The Hollywood Reporter 2012 Composers Roundtable: Hollywood Reporter 2014 Composers Roundtable: Music Cues: Temp Music Examples: Help us caption & translate this video! Show less
Using Toys and Forced Perspective to Get Professional, Low-Budget Visual Effects While working on a feature film called The Grind, filmmaker Vashi Nedomansky had to come up with a way to shoot a flashback scene, complete with Humvee, in the desert of Iraq. The only problem? He had neither Iraq, nor a Humvee to work with. Fortunately, he did have the sand dunes outside of Los Angeles and a 1:18 scale model of a Humvee purchased at Walmart for $23. As Nedomansky explains on his blog, “In filmmaking, sometimes the simplest solution will be the cheapest, most realistic and easiest. That’s the situation he found himself in with this Humvee scene. As you can see in the clip at the top, it turned out pretty well. Normally, a professional miniatures shot like this would take some serious time to set up, but as Nedomansky explains, you don’t always have that luxury. To find out more about the setup for this scene, and hear about the experience from the man himself, be sure to head over to his website by clicking here. (via Imaging Resource)
Aprenda Unity - Curso de Desenvolvimento de Jogos Directing Motion Tour Sneak Peek: Breaking Down a Scene from Spielberg's 'Empire of the Sun' As a director or cinematographer, knowing how and when to move the camera is an extremely important skill, and it’s something that takes a lot of practice to get better at. One way to get a better sense of how camera movement can affect a scene is to dissect what the greatest directors and directors of photography have done with their films. That’s partly what commercial director Vincent Laforet is doing with his Directing Motion Tour, which starts on May 6th. He’s uploaded a snippet of some of the things he’ll be covering during the workshop — here is a coverage breakdown of a scene from Empire of the Sun, directed by Steven Spielberg and shot by Allen Daviau: Here’s how the idea of this tour started: Then something interesting happened, nearly 3 months ago I broke my arm and suddenly had far too much time on my hands with little to do but stay as still as possible and heal… what to do? Well that’s how the Directing Motion Tour was born. More from Laforet on the workshop: Links:
Documentary | animationstudies 2.0 As a film-maker who has become further and further drawn into the world of animated documentary, what has enthralled and inspired me is the overt subjectivity of exploring the world through animation; free from the ‘baggage’ of objectivity implied in… Read more → My local fish and chip shop has a sign in its window that says, in a large font: “CAT FISH – 75p” Just below, in a smaller font, it says “Fish for your cat” This sign always makes… Read more → There came a point in The Beloved Ones, the film I made in 2007 for the UK Film Council, when it became clear that the indexical sound recorded in the field, in Uganda, was not going to be able to… Read more → Last night I attended a panel discussion on “Infotainment” in which New York Times Hollywood correspondent Michael Cieply discussed documentary filmmaking as compared to traditional journalism. Read more →
Mes films préférés de tous les temps, une liste de films par funculturepop Synopsis : Michael Corleone a succédé à son père Vito à la tête de la famille. Il dirige alors les affaires des Corleone d'une main implacable, en éliminant ses ennemis les uns après les autres. Mais en tentant en vain de ressembler à son père, il ne fera preuve que d'une autorité dévastatrice qui peu à peu l'éloignera des personnes qu'il aime.La deuxième partie du Parrain offre deux histoires parallèles. L'une implique le chef de la Mafia en 1958/1959 après les événements du premier film, l'autre est une suite de flash-back qui suivent le parcours de son père, Vito Corleone, de sa jeunesse en Sicile à la création de la Famille Corleone à New York.Le film commence en 1901, dans la ville de Corleone en Sicile, aux funérailles du père du jeune Vito, Antonio Andolini, qui a été assassiné pour une insulte au seigneur local de la mafia, Don Ciccio.
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The Blog - Drawing Tutorials Online Blog Hyoin’s Sketchbook Having Hyoin as a student is pretty special. She powers in her life drawings with so much energy and passion. Madeleine’s Sketchbook – Total Power I ask my students to fill two sketchbooks in a fifteen week semester, Madeleine completed her two in eight weeks. How To Draw A Portrait Likeness What I’ve discovered over the years is that being able to match values plays such an important role in capturing a likeness. Pheobe’s Sketchbook Part II – Character Design Crazy After going back home to China, then taking a Summer class at Cal-Arts she came back to visit. Character Design Via Crayola School starts once again in three weeks. How To Structure Your Portrait Drawings Definitely check out this video critique if your portrait drawings look a little flat. How Ariel Gets Creative With Post It Notes Ariel’s use of bold line, colorful post it notes, as well as colored pencil makes for a very original and authentic looking sketchbook. Figure Drawing Help Is On The Way
The Cinematography of "The Incredibles" Part 3 See Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.Continuing with my case study of the shot compositions from Pixar's film "The Incredibles". All images used here are ©Disney/Pixar (unless otherwise stated). Cinematography is the art of composing the scenes of the film so they can visually tell the story in a functional and creative way. The purpose of composition is to direct the viewer's eye to the central point or "story" in your scene. Regardless of the particular subject, composition of the frame is important. The Incredibles has accomplished an appealing, efficient and artistic way of shooting all the sequences of the film to truly place the audience inside this world, and thus allow the viewers to get lost in the story. Look at the sequence above; An establishing shot of the island that Bob is being transported to. In Illustration, Photography and Advertising Design - the arrangement of graphic elements, colors and lighting create a flow and direct viewers' eyes to certain area in a composition.
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