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Can a Music Video be a Documentary?

We had just discussed our plans for our short documentary about Bristol and the opportunities for media in the city. We came up with a narrative that explored how Bristol was probably now known as a ‘one trick pony’ in media (everyone is always harping on about Aardman) so we wanted to show something different. 150 more words

Daily Thoughts

Weight lifting exercise

Here’s last weeks exercise: Weight lifting! We were told to really focus on the brief this time and get the main points of the shot across. 212 more words


Baseball exercise without baseball

So here’s last weeks exercise, better late than never. The brief was to animate a character hitting a baseball with a baseball bat (even though the baseball turned out being very shy and didn’t quit make it into the shot). 198 more words


'The Boxtrolls': Cheesy Stop-Motion Goodness

The Boxtrolls
Three stars (out of four)
PG (action, peril, mild rude humor)
96 minutes

Hollywood’s animation heavyweights tend to be studios like Disney-Pixar and DreamWorks, which specialize in cranking out cleverly scripted, pleasingly bubbly, brightly colored fables enjoyed by kids and parents alike. 641 more words

Top 5 Stop-Motion Animated Films

Filmmaking by means of stop-motion animation is unquestionably an extraordinary art. With this week’s highly anticipated release of “The Boxtrolls,” audiences everywhere will surely be reminded of how visually captivating and pleasant it is to view such an incredible medium. 1,190 more words


Fencing Exercise

The 2nd week’s exercise was fencing. We were supposed to focus on our key poses and movement to start of with. I think there are so many things that finally clicked only because of this bouncing ball exercise from last week which I never got to do before!!! 95 more words


Triggerfish Animation Adds PR Vet Arthur Sheriff

South African animation studio Triggerfish Animation announced Thursday it had appointed film marketing and PR vet Arthur Sheriff as an advisor to the company.

Sheriff previously served as head of communication for Aardman for the last 25 years. 112 more words