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Posts Tagged ‘Sylvie Trouvé’
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 »
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 »
Take a peek at animator Cordell Barker’s creative process with this guest post about the importance of timing in filmmaking.
Stop-motion is a technique animators use to make objects appear to move on their own. This is how it works: You select an object – chair, paper bear, clay figurine, whatever – and take a picture. You move your object just so, a tiny fraction of the greater-scheme movement you have in mind. Remember: the more »
There’s just no stopping the NFB’s web developers. Hot on the heels of the NFB Films iPhone, iPad, Android and PlayBook mobile apps, our devoted developers has come up with PixStop, a fresh new app that enables you to make stop-motion films on your iPad 2. Designed to capture as many as 10,000 images, Pixstop more »
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 »