An Interview with Samantha Youssef

Episode 15 of Sebastien Dussault’s interview series.

Samantha Youssef is the Artistic Director and founder of Studio Technique. For the past 14 years, she has worked in both 2D feature films and video games for studios such as Walt Disney Animation and Ubisoft Entertainment. Some of her credited films are ‘The Princess and the Frog’, ‘Lilo and Stitch 2’ and ‘Tarzan 2’. She is also a former professional ballet dancer, a published author and an educator giving lectures and workshops around the world.

An Interview with David Hubert

Episode 14 of Sebastien Dussault’s interview series.

David Hubert recently completed work on the blockbuster video game, ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ as Animation and Cinematic Director for Eidos Montreal. With 15 years of experience in visual effects, video games, and animated features, David has worked on many highly popular titles throughout his career. At Dreamworks, he worked as an animator on various feature films such as Shrek Forever After, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots, Madagascar 3: Europe Most Wanted, and was Lead Creature animator on The Croods. Earlier in his career, he also contributed to Hellboy 2: the Golden Army as sequence lead animator.

 

Interview – The Angry Birds’ Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly

The directors of the new Angry Birds film sit down with the Bancroft Twins to talk about taking a hugely popular video game and turning it into a star-studded animated film.

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An Interview with David Lam

Episode 13 of Sebastien Dussault’s interview series.

David Lam recently completed work on the very popular Call of Duty Black Ops 3 as a Lead Cinematic Animator. His career now spans over 10 years in games, film and commercials as a character animator. He has worked on numerous AAA titles such as The Last of Us, Uncharted 3, Uncharted 2, Halo 3: ODST, Prototype and Star Wars the Force Unleashed. He also contributed on various films such as Red Tails, Green Lantern, Real Steel and The Adventures of Tintin.