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Floyd Norman Documentary

2016-08-24 0 0

The documentary on legendary animator Floyd Norman releases this weekend!! FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE The feature-length documentary following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey, makes its theatrical debut with a limited engagement in select cities and day-and-date VOD and digital release on…

Breakus: A Little Grey

2016-08-24 0 0

Beakus Studio released a trailer for the intriguing "A little Grey." A LITTLE GREY Running just a little over five minutes, the beautifully-rendered film follows the tribulations of a grey man in a colorful world. Featuring the vocal talents of Tony Gardner (Fresh Meat) and Richard Attlee (The Archers), A Little Grey takes viewers on a…

BTS: Sci-Fi Armor

2016-08-23 0 0

This vid came up in cgmeetup's feed. Straight gangstar and in Blender, no less. There is a lot going on with Blender's cloud solutions: Blender Cloud Don't get me started on the free 99 of it all. Swoon. Andy walks us through the creation process of his Sci-fi armor picture. Check out the Blender Cloud HDRI…

The Future of Arnold

2016-08-23 0 0

Marcos Fajardo, Founder of Solid Angle, reveals his vision for Arnold and talks about why he is excited about the future of rendering. ~ Autodesk

Website Hacked (Again) >.<

2016-08-17 0 0

So.... my shiz was hacked again. This time I think it was just a contact form bot or some such nuisance, and not the über-motivated, non-terrorist Islamic Hackers That went after me before. It prompted me to install a few safety measures, as well as stay on the horn with my hosting for a good…

BTS: Breaking Point

2016-08-17 0 0

A really awesome breakdown for Breaking Point came on my cgemeetup thread. BREAKING POINT (2016) The phenomenon " hysterical strength" refers to the ability of people to develop in extreme situations an almost superhuman strength , which is beyond the generally possible. We accompany a mother in childbirth . We follow the action but not in…


2016-08-15 0 0

A lot to digest in this behind the scenes clip from the film "Race" which came out t his February. If you, like me, were unfamiliar with the story's Olympian hero, Jesse Owens, check out NPR's full story, which covers the amazing story of African American Olympians competing in Nazi Germany. I've attached the audio. VFX, Film, Race…

BTS: Zootopia

2016-08-12 0 0

cgmeetup has this awesome breakdown on my favorite movie of the last few years to come out of Disney. MAKING OF ZOOTOPIA ANIMATION ENVIRONMENTS AND CHARACTERS Follow the story’s development from its origins to a big story shift that turned the film upside down. In this feature-length documentary, filmmakers give a candid look into the…

BTS: Kudo and the Two Strings

2016-08-11 0 0

A behind the scenes look at the creative departments at Laika Studios working on Kubo and the Two Strings. ~cgmeetup

Seeds Matter, Man

2016-08-10 0 0

Just a whole lotta awesome in this "Seeds Matter" Short from Buck. SEEDS MATTER The fact that today, most seeds that grow our food are bred by agrochemical companies to be chemically dependent is totally @#$%’d up. To try and shed some light on an alternative method of growing our food stuffs, we partnered with…