Posts Tagged:Animation

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…

Read More →

Pages: 1 2 3

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…

Read More →

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…

Read More →

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…

Read More →

Smash Bros Trailer Making Of

I recently published my Super Smash Bros fan trailer “Mario Jumps Into Battle” ready for the upcoming Nintendo Wii U and 3DS games, its here on youtube in case you missed it. I’ve put together some materials from the production of the video to share the process. Shot on the Panasonic GH3, filming at various locations across Tokyo,…

Read More →

Super Smash Bros. – Mario Jumps into Battle! (Wii U & Nintendo 3DS)

Ever wondered what Mario would look like in real life? Well I caught him during his commute to the Smash Bros tournament, running through Tokyo to the stadium before he joins the fight! I’m a huge Super Smash Bros fan and with games for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS coming out later this year, I wanted…

Read More →

Back to Top