Monthly Archives: July 2012

“Drawings everywhere”

“Paperman” director John Kahrs talks about the importance of DRAWING in the CG age.   I’m excited about this film and hats off to John Kahrs and everyone else at Disney who is pushing CG animation in a new direction (combining CG with a hand-drawn look) but I guess what I’m still sort of […]

The Blairs at Walt Disney Productions

The Blairs at Walt Disney Productions By Tom Arndt During some research, I ran across the name Preston Blair, author of Cartoon Animation, and animator on Fantasia. At that same moment I flashed to the other famous Blair name at Disney; Mary Blair. ‘Hey’, said my brain, are they related? Hurrying over to The Internet […]

Similar or Repeating? The Little Mermaid (1989) VS. Brave (2012)

For those who have still not watch Brave, don’t worry, I won’t give any of the storyline away. In general, did anyone notice any similarities between Merida from Brave and Ariel from The Little Mermaid? Some viewers have mentioned how Merida reminded them of Ariel because of her fiery red hair. Do both characters seem […]

The little tablet that could

Interestingly positive review for a very well priced Graphic Tablet. It specs out very close to the Intous 2 by Wacom, and everybody who uses Wacom knows the 2 is all you need (…well kinda). Review is HERE If anyone has this tablet please write your thought about it in our comment section.  

Beasts of the Southern Wild -Review

Congrats to the AAU VFX team who worked so hard this movie. The reviewer for the Chronicle reallly loves this film. LINK Beasts of the Southern Wild <WILD APPLAUSE> ‌Drama: Directed by Benh Zeitlin. Starring Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry. (PG-13. 91 minutes. At Bay Area theaters.) “Beasts of the Southern Wild” explores the fertile […]