‘Whaddup Fish!’ by Tomek Pilarski

Whaddup Fish! is the story of a Scientist looking for extraordinary species deep under the ocean surface. A baby squid leads him to an unexpected underwater event, and into DEEP trouble.

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Philip Quast on Crafting a Believable Performance

Philip Quast is an Australian actor and singer who is best known for his work playing Javert in Les Misérables. He’s won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical, three times, the most of any actor to date. In the following interview, he discusses how he analyzes his roles, getting right to heart of it, allowing him to phrase his performance for the most honest portrayal of the character. Heads up animators, there’s some real gems in this one.

Disney XD Guardians of the Galaxy Pencil Test

Maxime Delalande, whose work we just featured, shares this excellent pencil test he completed over three weeks at Golden Wolf Studios.

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It Isn’t Easy Being The Coen Brothers

Kubrick? Red. Scorsese? Red. Refn? Red. Coens…green? You may not have noticed, but the Coen Brothers use the color green a lot. Jacob T. Swinney shows you just how much in his latest video essay.

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British Film Institute’s Finding Dory Q&A

Co-directors Andrew Stanton and Angus MacLane and producer Lindsey Collins discuss the challenges of making a sequel 13 years after Finding Nemo and explain the inspiration behind both films.

Josh Sobel Releases New Koala Bob Rig

A new premium character is on the market. I had the chance to beta test it, and it’s really solid and appealing. Get it here.

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‘A Magical LAIKA Experience’ at Universal Studios

This innovative, first-ever interactive event will feature an up-close look at the artistic detail and imagination behind LAIKA’s groundbreaking ten-year film-making history. The special event will take place at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Globe Theatre from August 5-14 and is included in the price of admission to the theme park. If you’re in the area, make sure you stop by!

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