Thursday, July 29, 2010

Dan the Man

I just love this:

Clever use of a specific animation style, good storytelling, and a great ending!

Monday, July 26, 2010

New course at Gobelins

I've often posted clips of student work from the french animation school Gobelins on this site.  I'm consistently impressed by their originality and technical skill.  Apparently they didn't even have a specific course for CG Animation, even though they produce lots of it!  Well that's changing as of this September, and they've asked me to mention the new course on my blog.  More info below:

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Call for entries: GIRAF Independent Animation Festival

The folks at Quickdraw Animation in Canada asked me to pass this along:

Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival (GIRAF)
Wednesday, Nov 3-7, 2010
at Plaza Theatre, Calgary, AB

Call for Submissions

The Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival is the only exclusively independent animation festival in Canada, with a focus on experimental and self-produced animated film. GIRAF plays an essential role in the promotion, education and appreciation of independent animation from around the world, exposing hungry local audiences to the best animated content from at home and abroad.

Important Note: Submission deadline August 2nd, 2010