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Articles tagged with: Dreamworks

28
September
2015

Interview with animator - Ben Rush

In our 38th podcast we speak with long time animator, Ben Rush. Ben's career started as far back on Square Enix's 'Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within' on the beautiful island of Hawaii. He then spent most of his time at Dreamworks Glendale studio working on fan favorites such as Megamind, both Kung Fu Panda's, and most recently Home. Ben is currently an animator at Pixar Animation Studios working on their 2016 release Finding Dory. Ben shared some great insight, the unique studio vibes of Dreamworks and Pixar, as well as his own animated film he's been working on using the talented crew here at iAnimate.net titled Only A Dream. Check back in the coming weeks for a link to the campaign.

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Blog Tag: Ben Rush, Dreamworks, Feature, Google Spotlight, humility, Lucy, Pixar, Scarecrow, workflow

27
July
2014

Interview with Sr. Animator James Bennett

In our 29th episode, we speak with witty Senior Animator James Bennett. This guy has over 15 years experience animating creatures for such blockbusters as The Hobbit, Godzilla,  Avatar, King Kong, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Madagascar 3, and Iron Man 2. Having worked in the business for this length and at top studios like Dreamworks & Weta, this made for a great podcast full of insight & entertainment.

James' demo reel | Zerply | Our Creature Workshop page

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Blog Tag: Creature, demo reel, Dreamworks, James Bennett, Weta

14
June
2014

Dreamworks' New Animation Software Premo

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After 5 years of development, Dreamworks created Premo for their animation software. The Verve has a great article on it. Check it out HERE.

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08
May
2014

iAnimate presents Jacob Gardner

Feature Animation Instructor

iAnimate interviews feature film animator and instructor Jacob Gardner. Jacob has been working at Dreamworks Animation for over 5 years on films such as Shrek Forever After, Megamind, Puss in Boots, and Rise of the Guardians. Jacob found a love for animation at an early age. As early as seven years old, when he could have been found poorly mimicking the genie in Disney's Aladdin, Jacob knew he wanted to create living and loving animated characters. Enjoy this insightful and entertaining interview; and see if you can recongnize the special guest cameo.

Blog Hits: 6463 Blog Tag: Dreamworks, Feature, instructors, Jacob Gardner, Peter Ramsey, Rise of the Guardians, Shrek Forever After

19
March
2014

Interview with animator Ken Fountain

We interview feature film animator, and iAnimate instructor, Ken Fountain. Ken is an independent animator, who recently worked for DreamWorks on such films as: Monsters vs. Aliens, Shrek 4, Megamind, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots, and the How to Train Your Dragon Holiday Special. He has been acting since he was little and much of that theater and acting knowledge shows in his animation as well as his lectures.

Ken's current reel | New Cartoony training | GeoMe!

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Blog Tag: acting, Dreamworks, Feature, Ken Fountain

12
February
2014

Interview with Animator Ted Ty

In our 26th episode, we speak with iAnimate Feature Instructor, and amazing animator, Ted Ty. Ted has over 18 years experience at the feature animation level and has animated on more than 14 feature films. Before working on such titles as "Puss and Boots ", "Shrek Forever After", "Kung Fu Panda", and 'Rise of the Guardians' at DreamWorks, he spent 10 years at Walt Disney Feature Animation in Florida working on such 2D titles as "Mulan", "The Lion King", and "Lilo and Stitch". There is a unique perspective one has having worked at such a high level in both 2D and CG for so long, and we are pleased get some of his time to discuss this craft we all enjoy!

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Blog Tag: 2D, Dreamworks, Feature, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Lilo and Stitch, Rise of the Guardians, Walt Disney Animation Studios

16
May
2013

Creatures interview with Animators Cameron Fielding and David Hubert

Creatures interview with Animators Cameron Fielding and David Hubert

David Hubert and Cameron Fielding both come from the Feature animation side as well as the Game animation side, and in this interview they share their experience with creature animation on production such as The Croods, Madagascar 3, How to train Your Dragon and Turok.

Cameron Fielding blog | David Hubert website | Cedric Séaut site | Pixel Challenge | Soul Collector

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Blog Tag: animation, Croods, Dreamworks, instructors, Madagascar 3, podcast, reference, Turok

26
April
2013

Interview with DreamWorks animator Bill Tessier

Interview with DreamWorks animator Bill Tessier

Bill Tessier has been teaching at iAnimate.net since we opened our doors and is an accomplished animator. He's worked on such VFX movies as 'Matrix Revolutions' and 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'; and during his time at Dreamworks, Bill worked on "Flushed Away", "Bee Movie", "Monsters vs. Aliens", "How To Train Your Dragon", "Kung-Fu Panda 2", and the up coming Turbo. He's currently work on Reel FX's new feature 'Free Birds'. Check out our interview with him.

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Blog Tag: animation, Bill Tessier, Dreamworks, instructors, podcast, Polar Express, Reel FX, reference

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