Monthly Archives: September 2012

RIP Pudge the Fish

Are there certain scenes that should not make it to films and end up in the deleted scenes features in DVDs? Below is the storyboard for a original scene in Disney’s Lilo & Stitch (2002). Lilo introduces one of her best friends to Stitch, Pudge the Fish. Do you think the scene should have been […]

Between Frames: The Magic Behind Stop Motion Animation

An event from the Walt Disney Museum: September 27, 2012–April 28, 2013 The Walt Disney Family Museum is thrilled to announce our next special exhibition: Between Frames: The Magic Behind Stop Motion Animation—on view from September 27, 2012 to April 28, 2013. Curated by WDFM Registrar and Curatorial Assistant Anel Muller, the exhibition explores the evolution of stop motion animation […]

Who Let the Dogs Out?

The Walt Disney Museum will be hosting some dog friendly events this week! Disney Films with Dogs We will be screening films starring dogs throughout the weekend, all day on Saturday and Sunday. The following movies will be screened: Saturday, September 29: 101 Dalmatians, The Shaggy Dog, Greyfriars Bobby Sunday, September 30: Lady and the […]

Multiplane Cameras

Drawing is a very important aspect in traditional animation, but what about the machines that help animate characters to life? 2D can have a little bit of 3D with the help of the multiplane camera (some assembly required, 3D glasses are not included). The multiplane camera was a special camera that helped record the movement […]

International Festival of Animated Films AniFest

International festival of animated films AniFest Call for entries for 2013 Starting from 20th September, AniFest 2013 accepts films made after 1st January 2011. Final deadline for submissions is 20th December. AniFest 2013 will take place from 26th April till 1st May 2013. You can submit films in following categories: International Competition of Feature-length Animated […]

Art @ AAU Library Opening Reception This Friday!

Please join us to celebrate the opening of the Art @ AAU Library Fall 2012 student exhibition featuring the work of Rosa Choi and Logan Pearsall. Where: Academy of Art University Library, 180 New Montgomery, 6th Floor When: Friday, September 21st from 5:00- 6:30 PM If you can’t make it to the Library, you can […]

Enter for a chance to win $5000

Be seen. Be heard. Stand out What makes you stand out from the crowd? We’re asking students everywhere to show us by creating a custom t-shirt design that expresses their personal brand and all of the things that make them unique. A grand prize of US$5,000 and a one-year Adobe® Creative Cloud™ membership are up […]

Fall Comics Symposium: Digital Tools for Comic Creators

My Neighbors: Lasseter and Miyazaki

Aren’t you from Toy Story 3? Many Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki fans could not believe it when they saw the lovable rabbit hanging out with Woody in Toy Story 3 (2010). Now here is the question, why was Totoro in a Pixar film? John Lasseter of Pixar and Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli are […]

The Studio Ghibli Collection: 1984-2009 this weekend!

Are you a Hayao Miyazaki fan? Love Studio Ghibli‘s work? Wish that Totoro would be your fluffy friend? Check out the collection of Studio Ghibli films that will be screening at the Landmark Theatres Bridge in San Francisco this weekend! They will be playing from September 7 – September 13. Click on the link below […]