Animation

Discuss, share content and offer advice or tips regarding technique, trends, software, advice, tips and all other pertinent issues related to animation

Karen "Kay" Ross
Video of "Wolfwalkers" Directors
'Wolfwalkers' Directors Tell the Stories of Old Irish Legends
'Wolfwalkers' Directors Tell the Stories of Old Irish Legends
Directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart had the opportunity of a lifetime to embrace their Irish heritage while working on the Apple TV Plus original film "Wolfwalkers." In the Variety Streaming Room ho…
Cee Whirx
Just started script development

Good news! I'm working together with a friend of mine who just finished a cartoon script to help me come up with ideas for a new screenplay. In case you're new to this, I'm making a new animated movie titled Sika Senshi Deer Guardian and it centers on a group of warrior deer that have protected the...

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Martin Reese

Very cool!

Karen "Kay" Ross

Fantastic news, Cee! Definitely post your synopsis with your logline on your profile!

Hagop Kane Boughazian
Darn it! - Didn't make it to semfinals - Stage 32 New Voices in Animation Contest

Just found out that my script for Hidden Gems didn't make it to the semifinalist level. Super bummed. Oh well, time to put that content behind me and move onto bigger and better things. If you're interested in seeing what Hidden Gems is all about, check out my site - www.hiddengemsfilm.com - I've be...

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Hidden Gems - AxisOrigin
Hidden Gems - AxisOrigin
Hidden Gems is a story that is perfect for our turbulent times. As we struggle as a nation, and a planet, to break down barriers and unite as one humanity, we must stand up against those who use our d…
Ekaterina Alferov

My script didn't make it to the semi-finals either =)))) Don't be upset. We just should try again =)))

Suzanne Lutas

You've got a great concept, Hagpop that will certainly find a home. Keep going!

Rashika R

I love that positive energy! I always say it's okay to not be okay. It's all about what you do afterward. I throw a lot of adult tantrums with a nice glass of Jameson. Then either start the rewrite or...

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William 'JPop' Schumpert

It’s a good script. Setting up an account on voices.com and if you ever need any voice work on future projects let me know!

Shemar James

Please don’t give up on this concept this is so amazing! I was immediately captivated by this extremely creative world and characters you’ve come up with and can very easily imag...

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Claude Gagne
Karen "Kay" Ross

Hey, Claude Gagne! Thanks for sharing! How did you find this?

Jerome Shaw

haha!! i loved it!!

Claude Gagne

She's a toughie!

Moira Ace Dineen
i made it to the long list in saba book awards 2020 (Cro crú chronicles)

my book ended up in the long list for best new author. i did not win but at least i got nominated at most part.

My grammar editor and co Author Arrwyn are working on the script for the tv pilot of cro crú chronicles the animation series and book 2 is being developed as we speak.

Karen "Kay" Ross

Awesome news, Moira Ace Dineen! Congratulations!

Navid Lancaster

Congratulations!!

Rob Kelly

Well done. We should chat re this years Focus Shorts

Alexandra Jimenez
Animation budget template

Hello everyone, does anyone have a animation budget template that they can share? Thank you!

Karen "Kay" Ross

Not a template, but we should scower the interwebs to find one! After talking with several producers in animation this past month, nothing is more clear than "animation is different for everyone" LOL!...

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Bob Harper

This book is a good place to start, but every production will have some variations

https://www.amazon.com/Producing-Animation-3e-Catherine-Winder/dp/113859......

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Karen "Kay" Ross

Thanks for the recommendation, Bob Harper!

Kumar Sambhav

very nice share dear Bob Harper

Karen "Kay" Ross
Concept Artists

Hey, Stage32ers!

I'm researching concept art, so I'd love to see your work! Comment with a link to your portfolio below.

Also, if you use a particular artist's site, would love those links as well! Thanks!

Karen "Kay" Ross

Bob Harper You are a gem! Fantastic sites for concept artists, thank you!

Greg Jonkajtys

Hi Karen. Artstation is always a great resource when you are looking for concept artists or just inspiration . https://www.artstation.com/

Karen "Kay" Ross

Ooo, thanks for the extra links, William 'JPop' Schumpert and Greg Jonkajtys!...

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Geoffrey J Smith

Artstation's the go to for professional artwork, definitely a great place to see what is the standard for productions. Here's a link to my portfolio [which is very much a case of not quite professiona...

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Christopher Thomas
Storyboarding

Hey everyone! is there anyone good at storyboarding or can recommend someone?

Karen "Kay" Ross

Check out my friend Alex Gray: https://www.alexgrayfilm.com/

Christopher Thomas

Thanks Karen!

Karen "Kay" Ross

Also, you could search for storyboard artists by occupation here: https://www.stage32.com/people

Hagop Kane Boughazian
Kidsscreen Virtual Summit

Hey all,

I'm wondering if anyone is attending the kidscreen virtual summit that is starting in a week, or if anyone has any experience with it. Would love to find out if it's worth attending. Also, would love to get a promo code if anyone has one.

thanks

Kane

Karen "Kay" Ross

Ooo, I know at least one guy that has experience with it, right @thebigbobharper ? https://www.stage32.com/thebigbobharper

Bob Harper

I haven't tried the virtual summit format, so can't attest to the value of it. I imagine the seminars will be informative, but not sure how networking will work, which for me was the main reason I attended the actual conference years ago.

Hagop Kane Boughazian

I actually emailed them as I wasn't ready to spend the $1000 if no pitching sessions were available. And I'm glad I did. They mentioned that the 8 min pitch sessions and 15 min pitch sessions were all already booked. That was the main reason I would've attended. Maybe next year!

Damion Gonzales

I went about 4 years ago. As a first timer it was quite overwhelming but I learned a ton. I did get to pitch and came pretty close to a co-pro. I would go again when the pandemic is over.

Alejandro Marello
Funny

My first animation in autodesk maya.

I do not dedicate myself to this, I only did it one afternoon when I could not leave the house

(quarantine- covid) for fun

Then edit it with davinci resolve and fusion

Alejandro Marello

Thank you very much!!!

Martin Reese

I was a user of Newtek Lightwave back in the day.

Alejandro Marello

I have seen it, but I decided to use autodesk maya since I read that it was software that was used in the industry and that ended up convincing me

Alejandro Marello

Autodesk Maya makes good renders

I use the arnold

Alejandro Marello

(Y)

Bart Poort
Work in progress

An edit I made featuring part of a lecture of Alan Watts, supplemented by clips from anime Your Lie in April.

Song used is L’origine nacosta by Ludovico Einaudi

Karen "Kay" Ross

Is this a mash-up or a fan film? What made you want to do it?

Christopher Michael Lacey
Animation for a Visual Album!!!!

Before the pandemic I got an idea for a visual album. I would love to put a team together to achieve an amazing product. Is there anyone available to do this? Thank you in advance! I really appreciate it!!!!

Karen "Kay" Ross

Hey, Christopher Michael Lacey! If you're hiring, you can post a job listing here: https://www.stage32.com/find-jobs/add Otherwise, maybe you could discuss a little bit about what you were thinking in...

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