Monthly Archives: July 2012

Animated Film Production: Shadowing and Color.

Quite often an audience member asks me: – What software animates for you? To which I respond by raising my both hands and pushing them into the person’s face. – You don’t mean you animate by hand? – they keep … Continue reading

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Caption of the Week: Contest 5.

You know how when you fold your shirt air gets trapped in the folds? I was told it is very similar with our brain – more brain folds hold more intelligence. Unfold your brain today, shake out your intelligence trapped … Continue reading

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Caption of the Week 4: Winners!

This time I’ll be very brief. We have one winner and three runners up. To remind you of the picture that you competed to caption, here it is: WINNING CAPTION: “I told you to wear your HEART on your sleeve, … Continue reading

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Financing Independent Films: Thoughts on Grants.

To apply for grants OR not to apply for grants? – that’s the question. In the previous Financing Part I episode Bill Plympton clearly stated he doesn’t apply for grants because they are too much hassle. He finances his films … Continue reading

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Caption of the Week: Contest 4.

My brain loves your brain, it wants to connect. When some day we are all linked in one Big Brain of Humanhood, sky will be the limit. For now, our brains have to be content by connecting through Caption Contest. … Continue reading

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Caption of the Week 3: Winners!

Thank you for your captions! We loved every single one, but how would you feel if we said: – Congratulations, you won. But so did everyone else! Our contest is the one where everyone indeed is a winner, except we … Continue reading

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Financing Independent Films: Bill vs. Signe

Congratulations, you’ve got a great idea for a movie! now what? In this world (not a bad one, when you look at it from a distance) nothing moves without money. – But I don’t need money! – you say. – … Continue reading

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