Posts Tagged ‘Dale Hayward’


Frame x Frame: Animated Film at the NFB, a new exhibit at Les Musées de la civilisation à Québec


Going to Quebec City? Learn more about what’s on offer at Frame x Frame: Animated Film at the NFB, a new exhibit at Les Musées de la civilisation à Québec.

Cordell Barker

How I Spent My Summer… Working


I always seem to be working long hours during the summer months while everyone else seems to be living a life and embracing the heat. At least, that’s how I read it. It must be an immutable law of self-employment. This summer, I’m working on animation as usual, but this time on a very different more »


Animation Tips | A Lesson in Character Design

For this blog entry I thought I’d present a sampler tray of various images from the production of my film If I was God, and let you know what I was or wasn’t thinking. Figure 1, below, is a design line-up of my cast of characters. I know it probably doesn’t look like it, but more »

Cordell Barker

Animation Tips | Timing is Everything


Take a peek at animator Cordell Barker’s creative process with this guest post about the importance of timing in filmmaking.

Animator Dale Hayward directs intro video for Cirque du Soleil’s Safewalls project


I might already have told you I’m all about young, talented people doing well for themselves. A person who doesn’t disappoint in this department is ex-Hothouser and sometime NFB animator Dale Hayward, now of La moustache. Earlier this week, Dale released this spiffy short video he made for Safewalls, a new Cirque du Soleil visual more »

Dale Hayward

Animator Dale Hayward talks about getting his foot in the door at the NFB

I love a good feel-good story. You know, the stories where passionate, hard-working people follow their hearts and good things happen and hope triumphs, for a change? This story is about Dale Hayward, a bright young mustachioed animator who first came to the Film Board as a participant in the Hothouse program. He now works more »