Friday, July 16, 2010

Oktobor Animation Opens in Auckland

Here's a news article about Oktobor Animation, the studio I'm going to New Zealand to work for. We're flying out on Wednesday and arrive in NZ on Friday.  It's a crazy 33 hour flight.

Working on projects such as The Penguins of Madagascar for Dreamworks/Nickelodeon is going to be awesome.

I'm superexcited and can't wait to get started.

Read the article here.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Inside Pixar: Toy Story 3

Here's a look inside Pixar on the Making of Toy Story 3 from The Guardian

Here's another Inside Pixar video from IGN:

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Friday, July 09, 2010

GIRAF Animation Festival - 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.

The GIRAF Animation Festival takes place at Plaza Theater in Calgary, Canada from November 3 - 7, 2010 and they're now accepting animation submissions.

Important Note: Submission deadline August 2nd, 2010

Visit for more information

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Back to New Zealand!

Going back to New Zealand in a couple of weeks to work at Oktobor Animation Studios in Auckland.

They have some really cool shows currently in production and I can't wait to get started.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Interview with Jason Schleifer

Interesting interview with Jason Schleifer - Head of Character Animation at Dreamworks Animation.