Posts Tagged:Animation

BB8 in London Making Of

After sharing our short film and receiving the huge positive response from everyone we are pleased to now share some of the work that went on to bring BB-8 to life in this BB8 in London Making of post. First off though we want to thank reddit, especially subscribers of r/London for helping spread the word…

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BB-8 in London short film and free 3D model

BB-8 takes a break from filming at nearby Pinewood studios to explore London’s famous sights and visit ILM London With Star Wars: The Force Awakens coming out in cinemas shortly we couldn’t help but get inspired by the new BB-8 droid character to make a fun short film. With a major part of the film…

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How Much Does 3D Animation Cost?

Your questions answered on the price of animation, from blockbuster films to bespoke commissions. Animation is often considered to be expensive, but the reality is the costs involved fluctuate wildly across different media platforms and art styles. A small animated promo project can be very affordable when compared to feature film budgets, so to get a real understanding…

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Japanese VFX Artist on Animation in the UK & Canada

To complement my interview with ex Disney animator Stephane Mangin, I caught up with Japanese VFX artist Yasunobu Arahori to get his thoughts on the differences between animating in Japan, Canada and England. Having animated in multiple companies, countries and roles over the past 12 years, he shares his thoughts on the differences in the work…

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Get to the Point Tutorials

A lot of the time when looking for a run down on a topic in Maya you will find long explanations or a lengthy video tutorial full of fluff which when working to a deadline, is really not all that helpful! So if you are looking for bite sized overviews full with seriously cool hidden gems that…

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Japanese 3D Animation Industry FAQ

A year ago this month I published an article on How to Get an Animation Job in Japan and since then have received comments, replies and emails in the hundreds with many more questions. Having recently returned to London after nearly a year and a half of working and networking in Japan, I thought now would be a…

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