Tuesday, March 29, 2016

What Long Takes Can't Do

The emerging entertainment realm of virtual reality can take a lesson from the challenges mentioned in this vid. It will be interesting to see how storytelling in VR evolves and overcomes the editing obstacles. 

Also, check these out:

// The Spielberg Oner 

// 12 Best Long Takes in Film History 

Monday, March 28, 2016

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Her: Film and Character Study

Film and character study focusing on 'wants vs. needs' narrative device.

NYFF51: "Her" Press Conference

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston Lecture at CalArts (1990)

Here is a rare lecture by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston at CalArts from the early 1990's. Big thanks to Premise Entertainment for posting it! Also, due to the low volume you'll have to crank up the audio.

Sunday, March 06, 2016

The Power of Nonverbal Communications

This is a great keynote lecture on body language and nonverbal communication by Joe Navarro. I read his book What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People and it has a ton of quality material on body language that can be used for character animation.