This week I finally got a chance to check out Alexander Mitzkus’ 3D modeling and animation portfolio. Seriously solid work. It was a pleasure to download one of his project files and discover how he lit one of his more impressive scenes found here: http://www.blendswap.com/blends/view/66836 Thanks for the inspiration! I can honestly say you’ve taught […]
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I spent the majority of yesterday basically waiting to get home. All I wanted to do was get home, crash on the couch, and stream a movie in the comfort of my own home. So, I get everything set up, hit play, the opening credits start rolling, and… Buffering. Why? How? My internet speed can’t […]
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We’ve been going to the cinema to watch superheros save the world since 1951, but some would argue that it hasn’t really become mainstream to love comic book superheros until Sam Raimi released Spider-Man in 2002. It seems like the very first few superhero flicks of the ‘new age’ were so cool, mildly original, and super fun to watch. Now, 15 years later, it seems like audiences’ tastes have changed… To retro comics? Seems like a logical move since all superheros began with their own comic books, and it doesn’t take a huge leap to go from classic comics to the Sunday funny papers. It seems like this is the shift, considering the two latest teaser trailers that came online just recently. Blue Sky Studios (the team behind the popular Ice Age franchise) has teamed up with 20th Century Fox to bring us a modern CGI version of the classic Peanuts comic. Check out the teaser below:
Keep in mind the Peanuts teaser isn’t exactly brand new, as it was posted way back in March, but relatively more recently in September, Sony Pictures Animation somewhat quietly released an animation test for a brand new animated feature rebooting the Popeye comic strip. Check out that test here:
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What do you guys think? Are these teaser trailers and animation tests a sneak peek into the future landscape of 3D animation? Post your thoughts below!
DJI’s original Phantom Vision has taken the video world by storm in recent months. Its massive popularity has been strong enough to even bring a wide range of consumers from causal enthusiasts to professional, large scale production companies. Now that they’ve proven themselves with the Phantom model, it’s time to bring out the big guns. Today DJI has released a brand new model that is equipped with a camera capable of 4k images further making incredible filmmaking tools more accessible to indie filmmakers and enthusiasts. Anyone ordered already? Share your reviews below!
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The official trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies just went online about an hour ago. And it looks awesome. Definitely a different look and feel than the original LOTR, but what do you guys think?
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I don’t know if you guys follow film composers as much as I do, but when it comes to movies, the score is absolutely what makes the experience amazing. And generally speaking, it’s the sound that separates the men from the boys. Movies and videos with superior sound win every single time. Speaking of outstanding […]
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Hey guys, It’s been just over a year since Vine was launched… Crazy, right? Despite what people might have thought at first, Vine is quickly becoming something much bigger than we all might have dreamed. Now, instead of writing a script, assembling a cast and crew, going through a kickstarter campaign, trying to raise funds, […]
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