Monthly Archives: December 2012

Create a t-shirt design inspired by Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.”

Many of you are probably looking forward to the end of this semester. For those who have no idea what to do for the next 6 weeks and are fans of Pixar’s Monsters Inc., why not design a t-shirt? Threadless is a design company that prints apparel with designs created and chosen by the Threadless […]

Stage Adaptation of Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke

Many Studio Ghibli fans have claimed Princess Mononoke as one of their favorite films by Hayao Miyazaki, but can anyone imagine how a stage adaptation would like look like? Perhaps a better question is, “is it possible?” Based in the United Kingdom, a independent theater group called, Whole Hog Theatre, specializes in adaptations and are […]

Looking for an Animator or Animators for Collaborative project with AAU Advertising MFA student

I wanted to pass along this opportunity to work on a creative project: AAU Advertising MFA student Dylan Smith is looking for an AAU Animation student(s)  to collaborate on a short animated trailer (20 secs.) for a children’s book that he is writing/illustrating for his thesis project.       He told me that he’s thinking AfterEffects for […]

The making-of “The Snowman and The Snowdog”

“Get behind the scenes at Lupus Films for the making of The Snowman and The Snowdog, coming to Channel 4 this Christmas. In order to best replicate the beautiful illustrative style of Raymond Briggs’ drawings, The Snowman and the Snowdog used the same hand-drawn animation technique as the original Snowman film which was first shown […]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, You’ll Go Down in History!

As the holidays come closer, we are reminded of the story of Santa Claus. Santa has his helpful elves, jolly belly, and the memorable Rudolph. Rankin/Bass’ stop motion animation, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was first aired on NBC on December 6, 1964. Once the young buck was born, everyone treated him like a misfit due […]

Disney is Coming this Tuesday!


Next year’s Halloween costume for your pet cat?

Thumpety thump thump, look at Frosty go.

One can tell when the holiday season comes in. Retail stores hang up their Christmas decorations, radio stations play holiday music, and Starbucks breaks out their signature red cups. A popular tradition is also when all the classic television programs appear on TV, like Frosty the Snowman. Produced by Rankin/Bass Productions, CBS aired Frosty the […]

Fall Animation Festival December 7 2012

Fall Animation Festival 2012 Dec. 7th Schedule of Events: Workshops 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Active Reader presented by Tall Chair Studio: 180 New Montgomery, Room 707 Come learn about exciting intuitive software that can help you turn your imagery, animation and video into apps that function across multiple platforms. YOU DON’T EVEN NEED […]