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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » A Peek at Bob Staake’s Drawing Table

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » A Peek at Bob Staake’s Drawing Table | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
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Nice interview with illustrator / comic book artist Bob Staake, including lots of great process work.

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World’s largest natural sound archive now fully digital and fully online.

World’s largest natural sound archive now fully digital and fully online. | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
“In terms of speed and the breadth of material now accessible to anyone in the world, this is really revolutionary,” says audio curator Greg Budney, describing a major milestone just achieved by the...
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Anime Sushi TV the weekly series

ANIME SUSHI, pilot episode for a series that blasts through the universe of anime, gaming, and manga hosted by Tadao Tomomatsu.
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“Hammer And Hand” by Colin Hesterly | Cartoon Brew

“Hammer And Hand” by Colin Hesterly | Cartoon Brew | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
The mysterious journey of one man creating something bigger and better than himself.
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“Disney Infinity” trailer | Cartoon Brew

“Disney Infinity” trailer | Cartoon Brew | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Welcome to Disney 2013, where synergy rules - or perhaps, runs amok!
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Jerry Beck expresses some understandable bemusement at the new Disnay game trailer for DISNEY INFINITY. 

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Life of Pi: a tiger’s tale

Life of Pi: a tiger’s tale | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Bringing to life digital oceans and characters for Ang Lee's Life of Pi. Includes several making of breakdown videos.
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fxguide has a substantial article on the visual effects work for Ang Lee's Life of Pi. The film is considered something of a landmark for its ultra-convincing phtotreal CG animals and water effects. Lots of video with the article, including downloadable sequences.

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Michael Bay's Ninja Turtles Starts Shooting In April\

Michael Bay's Ninja Turtles Starts Shooting In April\ | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Everybody sing: "Not teenage not mutant Ninja Turtles, not teenage not mutant Ninja Turtles..."

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Exploding turtles!

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SATURDAY SHORTS: Animation Galore!

SATURDAY SHORTS: Animation Galore! | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
This week we check out a few kickass animated flicks!
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AICN presents a large collection of short animations.

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Academy Award Nominations | Cartoon Brew

Academy Award Nominations | Cartoon Brew | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
BREAKING NEWS: The Oscar nominations for Best Animated Feature and Shorts go to...
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Jerry Beck at Cartoon Brew has collated all the Oscar nominations, and added some comments from the nominees as well.

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Overcoming Procrastination, Money Problems, Self-Doubt & Other Creative Distractions

Overcoming Procrastination, Money Problems, Self-Doubt & Other Creative Distractions | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Ready to start afresh in the new year? Our guide to finishing creative projects, making more money, overcoming self-doubt, and building better habits.
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This article collates lots of links to useful techniques for overcoming the barriers that block creative achievment. Excellent for teachers, students, creatives and indeed everybody.

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All The World’s a Virtual Stage in Disney’s New Camera Capture System | AWN | Animation World Network

All The World’s a Virtual Stage in Disney’s New Camera Capture System | AWN | Animation World Network | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Disney redefines animation layout, staging and visual development with their paradigm-changing virtual camera system.
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Book Review - Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation | AWN | Animation World Network

Book Review - Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation | AWN | Animation World Network | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Lou Scheimer’s autobiographical Filmation history is a must read for anyone interested in the formative years of "Saturday Morning Cartoons."
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Here's what looks like another great history of a very particular period in American animation. The shows of this period and studio are in some ways synonomous with a low-point in US animation, but are nevertheless deeply loved by those who grew up with them.

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Big Name Animation Think Tank Gets Warner Bros. Back In The Toon Game

Big Name Animation Think Tank Gets Warner Bros. Back In The Toon Game | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Warner Brothers dust off their feature length animation department.

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A major name getting serious about animation again.

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PigGoatBananaMantis!

Created by Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan Written by Johnny Ryan Directed by Dave Cooper and Nick Cross Animation by Nick Cross Art Direction by Dave Cooper Music…
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Excellent gross-out 2D animation from Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan. With animation by Nick Cross. This is the spiritual descendent of Ren & Stimpy. Enjoy!

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What is typography? Learn the basic rules and terms of type! | Typography | Creative Bloq

What is typography? Learn the basic rules and terms of type! | Typography | Creative Bloq | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Every designer needs to understand typography. We explain the fundamental concepts and terminology in words that you can understand.
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Useful basic introduction to typography.

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Chinese dad hires virtual hitmen

Chinese dad hires virtual hitmen | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
A concerned father hired video gamers to kill his son's avatar in online video games as he feared he was addicted to them.
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‘Junkyard’ Blends Live Action, Painting and Digital 2D Animation | Animation

‘Junkyard’ Blends Live Action, Painting and Digital 2D Animation | Animation | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Animation news products projects
for digital content creators in Film, Broadcast, Video, VFX, visual effects, Animation, Web, Games and Mobile
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Digital Media world has an interesting piece on Hisko Hulsing's new short "Junkyard". I was very impressed with his previous film "Seventeen", and this one looks fascinating also, with Hulsing moving into more digital techniques to enhance his traditional work.

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Welcome to the cg studio's map - Where cg studios are - cgstudiomap.com

Welcome to the cg studio's map - Where cg studios are - cgstudiomap.com | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
CGStudioMap.com - Where studios are
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World Map of CG Studios

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moviebarcode

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The Movie Barcode Tumblr is a collection of films with all the frames compressed into one barcode like image. It gives one a really interesting view of the colour palette through the film.

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FIRST IMAGE: Sylvain Chomet’s “Swing Popa Swing” | Cartoon Brew

FIRST IMAGE: Sylvain Chomet’s “Swing Popa Swing” | Cartoon Brew | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Take a look at the first image from Sylvain Chomet's upcoming prequel to his film The Triplets of Belleville.
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New work from Chomet is something to look forward to.

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2012 Best Art Vinyl Nominations

2012 Best Art Vinyl Nominations | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Nominations for the 2012 Best Art Vinyl Annual Award.
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Should have posted this sooner. Here are the nominees for 2012 Art Vinyl awards for album cover art.

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Fleischer Studios Gold | Cartoon Brew

Fleischer Studios Gold | Cartoon Brew | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Okay historians, a treat for you today - a gallery rare Fleischer Studios material.
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Fantastic collection of Fleischer material about to go on sale.

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The Bias Against Creatives as Leaders

The Bias Against Creatives as Leaders | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Bad news: studies show that creatives are often overlooked as leaders. Good news: the bias can be overcome.
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Interesting piece looking at why creatives are often overlooked as potential leaders.

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Software Review: Nuke 7 | AWN | Animation World Network

Software Review: Nuke 7 | AWN | Animation World Network | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
Digital compositor Daniel Molina takes a look at the Foundry’s latest Nuke release.
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Daniel Molina at AWN reviews Nuke 7.

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The Early Years of Hayao Miyazaki Part 1 - Starting Point: 1979-1996 | AWN | Animation World Network

The Early Years of Hayao Miyazaki Part 1 - Starting Point: 1979-1996 | AWN | Animation World Network | JMC Animation & Games | Scoop.it
In Part 1 of his 3-part review of Hayao Miyazaki’s book, Peter Tieryas looks at the early life of the pioneer animation director.
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Peter Tieryas at AWN reviews Miyazaki's collection of early essays, interviews and short journalistic pieces. 

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