Tag Archives: Animation

Hand Drawn trailer helps market Big Hero 6 in Japan

There’s something about hand-drawn animation and its ability to draw up major emotions with just a few curves of a pencil. So, even though Big Hero 6 is computer animated, it’s no surprise Disney turned to an anime inspired look … Continue reading

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Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur reportedly back on track

In October, we reported that Pixar’s animated feature “The Good Dinosaur” had been moving forward with a new director – Peter Sohn. Sohn even hand drew a little teaser video. After replacing the previous director, a not uncommon occurrence at … Continue reading

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Big Hero 6 helps Disney reach major box office milestone

2014 has been a good year at the box office for Disney. With the help of Marvel’s “Captain America: Winter Soldier” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the retold fairytale “Maleficent,” and now “Big Hero 6,” the company powered past $4 … Continue reading

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Explaining the Math in Pixar’s Computer Modeling

It’s a bit awkward to think about when you’re in the theater, but today’s computer animated movies are not just works of art, but they’re millions of mathematical calculations as well. Without the math that gives the illusion of smoothness … Continue reading

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Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar

Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, was in Hollywood this weekend to receive a Lifetime Achievement Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards. John Lasseter, chief creative office at Disney and Pixar, introduced the master … Continue reading

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