Jamie Hewlett, co-creator of Tank Girl and the virtual band Gorillaz, discusses his life as an artist.
Richard Starzak and Mark Burton are the men who co-directed the feature film of Shaun The Sheep after working together at Aardman Animation for years, including Richard’s work on the Shaun TV series. They talk to David Poland in one of the rarest DP/30 formats – IPhone 6 – about their history and the process.
Animators Victor Ens and Nic Debray are creating an extensive series of animation podcasts, each focusing on a different part of the culture of our industry. Both artists are seasoned traditional animators and good friends, having worked on films like The Illusionist, The Congress, Le Jour des Corneilles, and Song of the Sea. Topics covered so far include Talent, Starting a Scene, the How and Why of Becoming an Animator, Beauty in Animation, Weight, and Digital vs Paper. Subscribe here to keep up with the series. I’ve embedded the first six episodes below.
Earlier this year we featured a charming student film by Sheridan grad Melody Wang entitled, The Casebook of Nips and Porkington. The film has since racked up close to eighty thousand views and been featured as a Vimeo Staff Pick. Melody was gracious enough to answer a few questions about her life, inspirations, the creation of Nips and Porkington, and much more. Before reading on, watch the film again below: