Monthly Archives: April 2014

Smears, Multiples and Animation Gimmicks

Looking for animation smear references? Click here or the Animation Smears link under the Industry resources and information on the right -> Below are a few examples from

Animating for Fun

Where is this dog going? Perhaps they are running to check out Wayne Unten’s blog here! Unten describes his blog as “The goal of my new after-work hobby is to animate for fun and let creativity flow, flexing those muscles more, and doing it on a regular basis. It’s good exercise. This blog will document […]

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 – First 5 Minutes

From the DreamWorks Animation YouTube page. Watch the first five minutes of How to Train Your Dragon 2! Website: Facebook:… Twitter: The thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON trilogy brings us back to the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years after the two have successfully […]

The Making of “Ernest & Celestine”

Interested in knowing how Ernest & Celestine was made? Director Benjamin Renner started a blog to explain the step by step process of how Ernest & Celestine came alive on the big screen. He used playful illustrations to describe his first meeting with the producer, Mister Didier, to questioning how to adapt Gabrielle Vincent’s books, […]

Steve Weblun: Storyboards/Illustration/Courtroom Art (April 22, Tuesday)!

Night at the Opera on April 26th!

Astonishing Animation: The Films of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli (May 1–Jun 1)

An event from the the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA)! Astonishing Animation: The Films of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli May 1–Jun 1 We are proud to present this retrospective of some of the greatest and most influential films of all time from the legendary Japanese animation team at Studio Ghibli. Praised for […]

Spring Show Submissions are Due Saturday! (April 12)

If you have not done so, please submit your Spring Show Submissions no later than this Saturday/April 12th by 11:00pm!!! Here is the rubric for submissions for the upcoming Spring Show 2014! Spring Show submissions are accepted from January 31st, at 12am until Saturday April 12th, at 11pm. Absolutely no late revisions or late entries: THEY WILL […]

Fall 2014 Demo Reel Deadline: May 2, 2014

DON’T FORGET: MUS Collaboration Event this Week!