Posts Tagged ‘Luigi Allemano’

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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The Thin Red Line: New Animation from Torill Kove

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Few artists mine family lore with such aplomb as NFB animator Torill Kove. Her first short My Grandmother Ironed the King’s Shirts, a fond and finely wrought tribute to her grandmother, earned an Oscar nomination along with a Special Prize from the 2000 Hiroshima International Animation Festival. A few years later she brought home an

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Animator Wen Zhang on Connecting Music and Motion and Building Software from Scratch

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This is a guest post by Wen Zhang, one of 6 animators participating in this year’s Hothouse program, the NFB’s 12-week paid apprenticeship for emerging filmmakers. On paper, my job is “filmmaker”, but now, two-thirds of the way through Hothouse 8, I like to think that we are entering a new territory and redefining what

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Making music for animation: A masterclass with Luigi Allemano

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A while back, we shared with you a handful of quick tips for making music for your animation films. The tips had been carefully prepared by composer Luigi Allemano, who knows quite a lot about these things, seeing that (as his website informs us), his work has appeared in “Oscar-nominated animation films, television series, Juno-Award

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5 (quick) tips for making music for animation

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During Get Animated!, our yearly animation bonanza, composer extraordinaire Luigi Allemano gave a workshop called Making Music for Animation at the Mediathèque in Toronto. Luigi being Luigi (read awesome), he also whipped up a series of “web tips” for us to share on our social media platforms. Here they are. If you feel they are

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