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Facts and Figures About the Professional Artist and Animator Job Market, in Convenient Infographic Form

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Smith Micro just released this cool new infographic about the professional artist and animator job market. If it’s a field you have an interest in, these facts and figures might help you in planning your career.

What A Load Of Crap

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EARTH University is located in Costa Rica. Allow Anne Heche to tell you via sand animation what 2001 graduate Susana Fallas did with her EARTH U. degree…

Exclusive First Look at MAD Magazine Gravity Parody

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MAD Magazine artist and Groo creator Sergio Aragones is the man. I probably ruined my eyesight squinting at his “marginals” in the corners and gutters of MAD Magazine over the years, and I don’t care, it was worth it. So this exclusive early look at Aragones’ take on the Sandra Bullock thriller Gravity is quite […]

Samsung Animates Curling At Sochi Winter Olympics

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Samsung has developed an app dubbed WOW for Android smartphones that Gametracker-style animates sports such as curling for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The app, which is only available on Android devices, is available in seven languages and has been downloaded 400,000 times so far in the first week at Sochi with the […]

Rejected Sochi Mascots Form Gay Union

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A contest was held in Russia for non-gay artists to submit their creations to Vladimir Putin and the Russia Olympic Committee for which three mascots would ultimately be chosen as the representatives of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia beginning today. Ultimately, a polar bear, hare and a leopard [Putin’s favorite] were selected out […]

Annie Gets A Horse And Wedding Cake

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The combination of the classic Disney short “Get A Horse” [with Walt Disney himself as the voice of Mickey Mouse] with modern 3D animation techniques took home the prize as the best animated short at the 41st annual Annie Awards held by the International Animated Film Association [ASIFA-Hollywood] in Burbank. In addition, Viola Baier won […]

Stop Motion Face Painting

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London artist Emma Allen spent most of the hours in one week creating a stop-motion animation face painting depicting the birth to death life cycle…

Subway Animating GIF’s For Super Bowl

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As part of their annual JanuANY marketing campaign where they promote footlongs for $5 throughout the month, sandwich shop Subway earlier in the month rewarded fans participating in a Twitter [#JanuANY] campaign to submit their own GIF’s. That went so well that the company is now sponsoring a similar but Super Bowl related animated GIF […]

Anime Studio Pro 9.5 Review

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Anime Studio Pro 9.5 Review Anime Studio Pro 9.5 offers a number of new and worthwhile enhancements requested by users. These updates allow animators more ways in which to streamline their workflow and increase the quality of their final project renders. The Anime Studio series is an animation software package that caters to the needs […]

Aardman Film and Production Stills For "Dark Side"

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Aardman have provided a gallery of film and production stills to accompany their BBC commissioned Dark Side promotional film. Film Production

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