Back in May I received word that I had been funded by the Irish Film Board to direct ‘Origin’, a concept of mine which I had submitted to their Short Shorts programme last March. Their theme this year is ‘Ireland I Love You’. Sean Smith at Souljacker is producing ‘Origin’, but of course I have been drawing on the creativity and technical advice from all the artists and directors here in...] Read Article
I thought it would be good to bring you up to date with how the looks of the ‘23 Degrees..’ characters are going.
We had signed off on the Professor Orit model, which is the grey scale model below:
So the lads started doing some initial hair tests. Hair is a really tricky thing to get right & as you can see from some of these early tests (on a...] Read Article
The brown bag has featured in our logo since Brown Bag Films was founded in 1994. Every day it is seen by children all around the world in the credits of our animated television series and short films, but until now it has never been animated.
We would love to see how talented designers and animators (that’s you!) would...] Read Article
Just realised I hadn’t posted any production blogs on ‘23 Degrees…’ in a while, but it’s coming along and we are aiming for an April finish.
Here are a few presentation pieces that we had to prepare recently. I thought they looked so nice, sure I’d fire them up here for anyone to have a look at!(click to enlarge the images)
Textures by Stephen O’Connor, Shaders by Ezequiel...] Read Article
Google have launched their Art Project, which allows you to go into museums around the world and browse their collections in high res - and it’s unbelievably good!
Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.(click on images to enlarge)
It’s easy to forget how good...] Read Article