Posts Tagged ‘Tabitha Fisher’

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Hothouse 7: Evolution of a Shot

Production

The following is a guest post by Tabitha Fisher. Now that my film has been Picture Locked I thought I’d take this moment to explain the process of shaping a scene as experienced through NFB’s Hothouse. There is so much value in working rough, and as I discovered, it leads to better ideas. There’s no more »

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Hothouse 7: Rabbits Fuel Animators

Production

The following is a guest post by Tabitha Fisher. Here’s some rough animation from the fantasy sequence in my film, Missed Connection. It was done basically straight-ahead  with a few key poses that I wanted to hit to the beat of the music. For a while I had this section blocked out as a pose more »

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Hothouse 7: Photoshop vs Hand Drawn

Production

The following is a guest post by Tabitha Fisher. I’ve been working a lot in Flash over these past few weeks, but I thought you might be curious to know what my film is actually going to look like! In the early stages of production I did a bunch of fiddling with Photoshop brushes to more »

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Hothouse 7: Rough Animation

Production

The following is a guest post by Tabitha Fisher. At this point in production I’m juggling several things at once. I’ve started to roughly animate my locked scenes in Flash while I also continue to work on editing the Leica! This isn’t typical for a regular animation pipeline, but in Hothouse we need to be more »

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Hothouse 7: Take That, Fat Cat!

Production

The following is a guest post by Candace Couse. Today Jelena (editor) put together a presentation for the group on her role in our films. It was impressive to see how she transforms a story from something inexplicable to an ascertainable narrative that relays itself from start to finish. I was supposed to meet with more »

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Hothouse 7: Be a Better Man

Production

The following is a guest post by Tabitha Fisher. As part of story development I have become engrossed in the study of all things Manish and in doing so have discovered the strange and enlightening world of “Manly Mags”. Do you install kitchen shelving like an urban pansy? Wanna dress super-sharp like Paul Newman? Find more »

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Hothouse 7: Remote Access

Production

The following is a guest post by Tabitha Fisher. In the seventh edition of Hothouse the filmmakers are working on their projects from home, which poses the special challenge of maintaining budding relationships with collaborators and friends through cyberspace. On my first day back to Toronto after orientation I wasn’t able to log into Skype’s more »

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Hothouse 7: Tabitha Fisher

Production

The following is a guest post by Tabitha Fisher. Greetings, Blogosphere! My name is Tabitha and I find adventure through drawing and observing other people’s stories. Currently based in Toronto, I’m an Animation Designer and freelance Illustrator. My NFB Hothouse film examines the universal desire to connect with others in a city of introverts! On more »