An impressive ad spot created by Alvise Zennaro. The piece was sadly never used.
A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.
Borrowed Time is the after hours project of many (mostly Pixar) artists. It has been in development for the last five years under the direction of Lou Hamou-Lhadj & Andrew Coats. The music was written & performed by Gustavo Santaolalla, composer of The Motorcycle Diaries, Biutiful, and The Last of Us, and Best Original Score Academy Award winner for Brokeback Mountain and Babel. Visit the official website for more information, including a full crew list.
We’ve all heard the horror stories of working in animation. We have heard the tales of doing crazy hours of over time, rarely seeing your family, and overloading yourself with stress and anxiety. Not to mention the consequences of all of those actions. The visual effects industry seems to be the worst offender when speaking strictly from the perspective of an animation artist. Some of you may be experiencing some of these negative aspects right now while you’re waiting for your scene to load or your shot to render. Continue reading
Pixar has partnered with Khan Academy and created an introductory curriculum to the world of computer animation. You can watch the first video below, and then head over the Kahn Academy to take the entire course for free!