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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 […]

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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 […]

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Cerberus Hell Hound 3D Sculpture

As much as I wanted to be enjoying my new games purchased in the Steam sale this winter, alas, this hell hound demanded my attention instead. Toiling for dozens of hours over a tablet and frankly tiny laptop screen, I have been bringing this beast into being to hone my […]

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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 […]

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