Archive for August, 2010

iTunes Broken

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I’m sure some of you may have noticed that our feed from the iTunes store is busted.  I’m currently working with iTunes to get it all fixed up.

If you had subscribed to the podcast by adding the feed (http://www.speakingofanimation.com/feed/podcast/) and not through the iTunes store you should be unaffected.

If you had subscribed through the store we should have the feed fixed soon(fingers crossed).  If you can’t wait, you can add our feed into iTunes by going to Advanced/ subscribe to podcast    Add this feed:   http://www.speakingofanimation.com/feed/podcast/ and you will be good to go!

Podcast: Jason Ryan

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We are excited to bring you our podcast with Jason Ryan!

Jason has become a well-known animation supervisor and teacher.  In the past few years he has made a name for himself in animation education with his Jason Ryan Animation tutorials and Webinars, and is in the midst of starting his next educational project – iAnimate.net.
He sat down with us to speak about finding his path into the animation industry and the events that led him to his career at Disney and subsequently DreamWorks.  We talked about how he learned animation, his transition from 2D to 3D, and his philosophies on animation education.

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Something Left, Something Taken: The Workflow

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Just realized the title to this post sounds like a movie sequel. I guess this is a sequel of sorts. In this sequel to Jacob’s post, we will see how Something Left, Something Taken was made. Red Giant TV put together this behind-the-scenes look at the short film created by Tiny Inventions. The amount of work and creativity that went into the short is astounding. It’s a must see for anyone wanting to make their own short film!

Click here to check it out!

|Ben

Little girl has her Walters crossed

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Check out this really cute post from the Letters of Note blog where:

Thanks to the endearingly confused efforts of a young cartoon fan in 1964 we have the following charming sequence of letters to enjoy. The fan in question – Wendy – fancied acquiring some pictures of Woody Woodpecker and the character’s creator, and so attempted to ask him directly. Indeed the request reached Walter Lantz, but not without a brief detour due to a case of mistaken identity.

http://www.lettersofnote.com/2010/08/this-little-girl-has-her-walters.html

Site Maintenance

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Hi everyone, I just wanted to give you a heads up that I’ll be doing some maintenance on the site this weekend.  If you come by and its looking funky, that’s why.

Thanks,

-Stephen

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