Posts Tagged ‘If I was god…’

Watch the First Films of 5 Acclaimed Animators

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It’s no secret we work with a lot of talented animators. From educational films for toddlers to family animation to more mature works, we’ve got it all.

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Drawn from the Heart | 5 Animated Films about Love

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While great love stories can be told in any form or genre, we’ve chosen to put together a selection of 5 animated films, each of which explores a different aspect of love in its own unique way.

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Freaks of Nurture: Alexandra Lemay in the Dollhouse

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Alexandra Lemay has a full line of creative hats in her artistic wardrobe — but ‘art director’ is one she wears with particular style and confidence. Currently at work on Freaks of Nurture, a new stop-motion animation inspired by her own unorthodox upbringing, she’s designed an extraordinary miniature set — a scaled down version of

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Get Animated – 10th Edition | FREE | Watch 25 Recently Released Animation Films Online

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Celebrate the upcoming International Animation Day (celebrated October 28) with over two dozen recently released animation films to stream free on NFB.ca

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Annies 2016: Follow If I Was God… and Carface to the “Oscars of Animation”

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Cordell Barker’s If I Was God and Claude Cloutier’s Carface have both been nominated for an Annie Award! Sometimes known as the “Oscars of Animation,” the Annie Awards are the highest honor given for excellence in animation. It’s 43rd annual edition will take place this Saturday, February 6, 2016. Read on for details on both films, notes on the

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Get Animated! 2015: Behind the Scenes With the People Making Future NFB Favourites

As we speak, NFB animators from coast to coast are hard at work creating films for you to enjoy in the near future. Amongst many exciting project currently gurgling in the pipelines, we’ve got: an incredibly savvy animator couple printing bones with a 3D printer (Bone Mother) Cordell Barker taking a break from drawing to offer a stop-motion

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Frame x Frame | Meet Artists-in-Residence Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward

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Until March 8th, prolific NFB animators Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward are “on display” as part of Quebec City’s Musée de la civilisation’s Frame x Frame exhibit. Read on for more info on the cool project they are working on and their upcoming films.

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Cordell Barker in the studio

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Join acclaimed animator Cordell Barker as he tinkers in the studio with his new stop-motion animation project.

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(Relatively) Pain-Free Sketching

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Animator Cordell Barker returns for a quick post on the pains of sketching and the tablet apps that significantly lessen them.

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How I Spent My Summer… Working

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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

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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

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Some Thoughts on Frog Electrocution, Plagiarism and the Pain of Being Judged

First off, I want to apologize to the last person left standing who might visit this blog to see if I’ve finally posted anything new. Well, you may or may not be in luck. Read on! I have to get something off my skinny chest. I remember back early in production on my previous film

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