Short Films by Famous Filmmakers and SOTW

Short of the Week – Short Films by Famous Filmmakers by Penelope Bartlett – February 28, 2016 What a wonderful article by Penelope Bartlett here on Short of the Week. She reflects on famous current filmmakers, including some of my personal favorites like Nick Park and Sofia Coppola. Penelope does a great job of reminding us why...

Isaac Head Progress

Below are a new set of images of Isaac’s new head with Animation Toolkit eyes. I’m thinking of building custom eyes rather than using these beautiful ones from AT. They feel too realistic for the overall mood and tone I am shooting for.

Anomalisa

Anomalisa Directed by Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman Written by Charlie Kaufman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2401878/ Definitely worth viewing. I would recommend this film to any indie filmmaker or budding animator. It’s done in a stop-motion style of animation using 3D printing similar to many recent stop-motion films for children/families. However with an R rating, this film is...

New 3D Head Design for Isaac

The new head for Isaac, modeled by David Larson. The below image shows the main problem we were experiencing with the old head. The eye sockets point slightly outward from center. When photographed from certain angles, this would create a very strange effect. The eyes would feel disconnected from one another, almost like a...