Why do People Continue to Offer Up Excuses?

Friday, March 6, 2015

The rise in popularity in using technology for animation has brought about a subsequent explosion in creative output. For decades, animation was the preserve of a few who…

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Why Is Animation Like Software?

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Software seems like a funny thing to compare animation to, doesn’t it? After all, one is mostly recreational and the other is, well, mostly utilitarian. Yet there are many common traits between the two, especially now that both are expected to be given away for free. Thankfully, someone has already figured out a way to make money from software.

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Who Needs Animators? Type Your Animated Film With Plotagon Instead!

Friday, November 22, 2013

The Plotagon software program can create animation from a written script. Is the end night for animators as a result?

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When Animation Software Hinders The Technique

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Animation software has enabled the creation of fantastic content, but the recent announcement about Adobe Creative Cloud highlights some concerns.

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Where IS Our Open Source 2D Animation Software?

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Nina Paley has blazed a bit of a trail in the animation world over the past few years with her near single-handedly produced feature film, Sita Sings the…

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Jeffrey Katzenberg and the Folly of Faster Technology

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Via: PC Mag Yesterday, at the Techonomy conference, DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg revealed that through technological developments, the studio would soon be able to animate in “real-time”. This…

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Quick Note: Software Skills

Monday, July 18, 2011

Just a quick note because I’m actually waiting for class to start. When it comes to animation and technology where does software skills play into things? What I…

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The Two Weeks of My Life When I Could Have Been Considered An Animator

Friday, January 28, 2011

Via: Wikipedia.org Yes, the tagline for my blog is not entirely accurate, I did dabble in animation before I became a civil engineer. Now granted, I still cannot…

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Your Thought for the Day: What Animation Software to Learn

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Animation fact: Approx 25% of @BrownBagFilms staff is hired from overseas because they can't find the right talent in Ireland. — Caboom (@Caboomtweet) January 6, 2011 What does…

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