18 blog posts found matching keyword search for: 2D Animation in Baton Rouge
Advice for Success in the Animation Realm
With clients like Apple, Marvel & McDonalds, Epic Digital knows a thing or two about how to create a successful business in the animation world. Learn the necessary skills to become a successful animator, tips to break though the industry & more.
Published on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10:00 AM
The editing and animation of HBO Documentary Films' The Lady and The Dale with Adobe
HBO Documentary Films’ The Lady and The Dale, a four-part documentary series from Emmy®-winning producers Mark and Jay Duplass (HBO’s “Room 104”) and directed by Nick Cammilleri and Zackary Drucker, traces the audacious story of Elizabeth Carmichael, a larger-than-life entrepreneur who rose to prominence during the 1970s oil crisis with her promotion of a fuel-efficient, three-wheeled car known as The Dale. At a time when three big American automobile manufacturers ruled the road, Liz launched a futurist vehicle that promised to get 70 miles to the gallon. Her promotional zeal thrust her into fierce public and media scrutiny which uncovered a web of mystery and suspicion about the car’s technology and her own checkered past. The Lady and The Dale is a probing exploration of family and identity seen through the lens of the rise and fall of a fearless and wily innovator, an extraordinarily resilient woman and a dedicated parent.
Published on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:00 AM
Pip’s Island: A Closer Look at Creating “Moving Illustrations”
Pip’s Island is an immersive theater experience for families that combines animation, live actors, live-size puppetry and interactive sets. During this 60-minute interactive adventure, the lines between physical and digital blur and kids must rely on their own creativity, imagination and ingenuity to make their way through the story.
Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 2:25 PM
Creating Award-Winning Stop-Motion
There must be water on Mars, because there are definitely mermaids there.Independent production and animation company Athena Studios recently produced the short Mermaids on Mars, a stop-motion film based on Nancy Guettier's book. In the story, a young boy named Julian is magically transported to Mars, where he tries to stop an evil Martian from destroying the last of the planet's mermaids.
Published on Monday, November 9, 2015 10:53 AM
Clockwork VFX Teams With Agency Rotter And Toys "R" Us To Win Monster 500
Monster 500, the post-apocalyptic mega-race is on, and animation/visual effects studio Clockwork VFX is the creative winner. The studio teamed with agency Rotter Creative Group and Toys "R" Us to launch the new Monster 500 brand. The result is an engaging minute-long spot consisting of beautifully detailed 3D animation. With 13 team members working for five weeks to complete the complex animation sequences, Clockwork’s creative skills, particularly their lighting, texturing and rendering capabilities -- were tested. Learn what equipment was used when creating their winning spot, along with industry trends, a partnership with Xbox and much more from Clockwork’s Creative Director/Co-Founder Jason Tomlins.
Published on Monday, February 3, 2014 11:09 AM
Production Workflow for an Animated Video
Before I answer that question, let me tell you a bit about myself. I've worked in the production industry my whole career, mostly on the business side and entirely on the live action side. I started Bee Video Production almost 4 years ago now which seems like a relatively short period of time, but it's actually felt like a lifetime. In the past 4 years I have made over two hundred videos. When Covid hit in March and production ground to a halt, I knew I needed to pivot. So we dusted off the few examples we had of animated videos and started to build a business model around that. Fast forward to today, and we’ve produced animated videos for a wide range of clients, including TD Bank, Accenture and many more. We love the process and I don't think we’ll ever look back.
Published on Friday, March 5, 2021 10:00 AM
6 Tips on Creating Motion Graphics & Outshining the Competition
Motion Graphics… not a very popular term amongst average people, but to a film and video nerd like myself, it's very common. Just about every video project you see nowadays incorporates them. The art form itself seems to never die and is constantly evolving into new trends. What's even more uncommon is an average person discussing the origins of motion graphics… a subject that is still debated to this day. Don't worry, this whole blog is not about that… we'll provide some tips later on for you MG enthusiasts to bite onto.
Published on Thursday, August 6, 2015 11:47 AM
The $500 Video vs the $5000 Video
Multi-Emmy winning freelance 3D/motion graphics artist, Edward Hassenfratz, E.J. for short, who has worked with clients from National Geographic to Amtrak, understands that when it comes to video...you get what you pay for. Here are a few reasons why.
Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 1:23 PM
It Takes a Tech Village to Make VR
Sabya Clarke, VR director, writer and producer shares her experience making the VR cinematic experience, To Patch A Broken Star (2018).
Published on Friday, January 26, 2018 9:30 AM
Foregoing the Cookie Cutter Approach: Re-Imagining Brand as an Animator
Beckoning from stacks of cereal boxes or spying out from confectionery counters are a cast of mascots that have gone beyond simple representative imagery and become part of the cultural zeitgeist. The refined Mr. Peanut. The Viridescent Jolly Green Giant. And, oh yeah, who could forget The Kool-Aid Man. Everyone knows them. They’ve jumped from packaging to animated series, filmic references, and societal reference points.
Published on Monday, April 23, 2018 10:00 AM
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