Posts Tagged:Animation

Mighty No 9

Mighty No. 9 (マイティーナンバーナイン) is an upcoming action-platform video game produced by Keiji Inafune, illustrator and co-designer of Mega Man. Now they are developing a TV series for Mighty No.9 and I had the pleasure of working on the teaser. This was a terrifically exciting project to work on with very demanding clients so there was a…

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Ex Disney Animator Talks Animation in Japan

I caught up with ex Disney animator Stephane Mangin to quiz him on the differences animating in Japan, US and Europe. Having worked in France at Mac Guff, in London at Double Negative, in the US at Disney and now Japan at Marza, he shares his thoughts on the differences in the work culture. His previous…

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Japanese for Animators and 3D Artists

Following up on my post on how to get an animation job in Japan I thought some of you may be interested in the language around the office. You can use this to get a head start with some animation specific vocab and phrases that you will hear on a day to day basis. With the…

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How to Get an Animation Job in Japan

So 1 year ago my fiancée and I made the decision to drop everything in the UK and get the ball rolling on moving to Japan. The plan was simple, get a visa, see the sights, then get a job before the cold rolls in. So after lots of planning, 4 months ago we flew…

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Mountain Helicopter. Element 3D

Shot rendered entirely in After Effects with Element 3D. Camera projection mapped environment geometry built in Maya then imported into Element. Helicopter model from http://thefree3dmodels.com/ then reconfigured for Element. Thanks Video Copilot for your amazing plugins!

iHeed Educational Animation. ‘Depression’

This is another project I directed and animated while at Rock.Paper.Film for the charity iHeed. Working in the green screen studio with Tara Dominick and Leigh Haywood to get the original plates I then heavily processed the images in After Effects to get this paper cut out style and hand animated the props to tie…

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