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Articles tagged with: Rise of the Guardians

iAnimate presents Jacob Gardner

on May 08, 2014

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.

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Interview with Animator Ted Ty

on February 12, 2014

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!

Interview with Animator Ted Ty

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Interview with DreamWorks & Weta animator Jalil Sadool

on September 13, 2013

In our 20th podcast, we snag some time with Weta and DreamWorks animator, as well as an iAnimate creature workshop lecturer, Jalil Sadool. Jalil is a very talented artist who has animated heavy acting scenes with Jack on Rise of the Guardians, and a whole host of creatures from Aslan on the Chronicles of Narnia, apes on Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and banshees on Avatar. He's currently working on How To Train Your Dragon 2 at DreamWorks. This was recorded shortly after his GDC lecture back in April, which was titled "Making it Believeable." Enjoy the podcast!.

Interview with DreamWorks & Weta animator Jalil Sadool

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Interview with DreamWorks animators Jacob Gardner and Ben Willis

on January 30, 2013

In this first podcast for 2013 we get to talk with, not one, but two character animators from DreamWorks; Ben Willis and Jacob Gardner. These guys share their growing pains of animation, their work on the Jack team for Rise of the Guardians, how they seek to grow as artist, and a lot more.

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Mentioned in the podcast: Speaking of Animation | robot unicorn mockumentary | Ben Rush's CTN 2012 Lucy trailer

Interview with DreamWorks animators Jacob Gardner and Ben Willis

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