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Watch Cordell Barker teach a master class in animation

Cordell Barker's Master Class in Animation (Part 1), , provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Last year during our cross-Canada Get Animated! tour, we had several well-known animators give master classes in different cities. Cordell Barker was one of them.

In our infinite wisdom, we filmed Cordell’s class and… voila! Here for your viewing pleasure are Parts 1 and 2 which talk about the making of The Cat Came Back and Runaway, respectively. Barker covers technique, timing, music, story and much more.



Is this the kind of stuff you’d like to see more of? If so, let us know by leaving a comment in the section below.

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  1. Love the get animated series. Great stuff – entertaining and informative. Want more.

    — Karl jason,
  2. Cordell Barker, has a way of talking about film that i can understand.

    I like this video idea, of hearing film akers talk about what they had learned.

    the longer the better. 20 min would be a great link to see on fora and google video etc..


    — Philip Eddolls,
  3. Hearing Cordell speak about timing & plot contrivance was really inspiring. If you can do this every once and awhile, that would be most excellent.

    — Molasses,

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