Monday, 27 February 2017
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Giles also brought the Horrible Histories to TV, and is the creator of the CBBC series Scream Street.
We're hoping that many of our student animators will come along on March 1st and find out how you might get your own animated TV series off the ground.
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Blue Zoo have to be creative, efficient, and find ways to stay competitive - even in a high-cost city like London, where rents and wages are much higher than overseas.
They also encourage their staff to get involved creatively, developing in-house projects which can be brought to the screen, and also doing short films - BZ Shorts - within the studio, developing new styles of animation and experimenting with new ways of doing things.
So what are Blue Zoo's secrets for a fast, efficient animation workflow?
Thursday, 9 February 2017
|The Animator's Checklist|
The website is hosted in Spain (but written in English), and has some really useful resources for learning animation.
Tuesday, 7 February 2017
|Support for "Creative Industries"|
Among these are listed the creative industries, suggesting that our Government will continue to offer support to the business of - among other things - animation and visual effects.
Thursday, 2 February 2017
Above is an excellent short film about the history of the Pixar studio. It's a promotional piece, but also a great introduction to the history of the modern medium, the second "Golden Age" of animation. Among the impressive insights into the story-telling process at Pixar are John Lasseter suggesting that "every Pixar film at one point in time was the worst motion picture ever made". Why? Because "it's a process". In other words, it's not the doing of the thing, it is the re-doing of it that really counts.