Monday, July 30, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

"Alike" anim tests

You can see here some tests for the short film Alike, done with open source software by Daniel Martinez Lara and his team.

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Alike Produccion Notes
Daniel Martinez Lara

Monday, July 9, 2012

Talks - The Amazing Spider-Man Behind the Scenes Footage Reel

Not really a talk today, I just found this Spider Man Behind the Scenes and I think is very interesting...

The Amazing Spider-Man hits theaters on July 3rd, 2012.

Weekend Box Office - July 6-8 2012

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Friday, July 6, 2012

FridayFun - Pilot Evolution

The objective of the campaign is to promote one of the Pilot brand’s latest models, the Frixion, whose main feature is that it lets you both write and erase. Based on this premise, the main task was to offer an unprecedented reading of the history of evolution in which the pen —a metaphor for divine intervention— provides a solution each time a problem arises, to rectify the situation and allow the species to evolve correctly through each of their stages. “Create, remove, evolve;” concludes the spot, bringing the point home. Created by the agency Grey, the campaign
involved combining cell animation and stop motion techniques. Aired in Spain and Portugal, it has 20”, 30”, 60” and 90” versions.
Gold Laus Awarded "Best Animation 2011" Barcelona
Featured in // Boardsmag, Best of 2010 @ Fubiz, Stash issue 74 and The Reel magazine.

Directed by Martin Allais.
Produced by Boolab

DreamWorks - Rise of the Guardians: Official Trailer #2

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS is an epic and magical adventure that tells the story of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman, and Jack Frost - legendary characters with previously unknown extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children everywhere.

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Director: Peter Ramsey

Cast: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Jude Law

In theaters: November 21st, 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Valve - The Source Filmmaker

 Valve just released another great movie. but they also lunch this great new tool:

The Source Filmmaker (SFM) is the movie-making tool built and used by us here at Valve to make movies inside the Source game engine. Because the SFM uses the same assets as the game, anything that exists in the game can be used in the movie, and vice versa. By utilizing the hardware rendering power of a modern gaming PC, the SFM allows storytellers to work in a what-you-see-is-what-you-get environment so they can iterate in the context of what it will feel like for the final audience. 

To celebrate the announcement of the SFM, we've also released "Meet the Pyro", the ninth installment in the "Meet the Team" series. Like all of our animated shorts, we made it using the SFM.

Check out the rest of the Team, Great Movies! Click Here

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TedsDay - Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.
Matt Cutts is an engineer at Google, where he fights linkspam and helps webmasters understand how search works. Full bio »
  "The next 30 days are going to pass whether you like it or not, so why not think about something you have always wanted to try and give it a shot for the next 30 days?”  
Matt Cutts

Monday, July 2, 2012

Weekend Box Office - June 29-30 2012

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Talks - The impact of Previsualization in Hollywood Film Industry

The impact of Previsualization on production and aesthetic of the films.
Discover what's Behind the HOLLYWOOD blockbusters !

This film has been produced by the National Film School Louis Lumière (2011-Paris)
Directed and shot by Haroun Saifi.