Thanks for all your comments on last week’s posts. Really appreciate them!
This week I wanted to talk a bit about the backgrounds for ‘Origin’.
The film is a progression of the man’s attitude towards his environment and situation, and how that changes both physically and mentally. To help show this we plotted out how the colour would progress through a colour script. A colour script...] Read Article
The Cartoon Movie took place on 2nd March in Lyon in France. For the first time Brown Bag Films attended and pitched our first animated feature film, NIGHTGLIDER.
I will leave it to another blog to give more information on Nightglider but for now, here’s the pitch: Nightglider is about a squirrel who thinks he’s a superhero after discovering that he can fly....] Read Article
Yesterday wasn’t your average Monday for Granny O’Grimm director Nicky Phelan. It’s not every day you get an invite to the White House from ‘The President and Mrs Obama’!
Nicky initially thought it was a joke when a woman at the American Embassy rang Brown Bag Films to give him a heads-up that an invite was on its way. But on Monday he received the following request to join the...] Read Article
Thanks for your comments on the last ‘making of’ post for Origin. Here’s a look at how we’ve moved ahead with characters and locations.
Once we had finished the 2D character concepts and were happy with the overall look and feeling, it was time to get those concepts into a structured form.
These images, from character designer Barry O’Donoghue, are the first model sheet designs of the...] Read Article
Lighting & rendering has become by far the trickiest part of the process so far! The fact we are using Renderman means we are working at a technical level way beyond anything we used in the past.
Hopefully the results will be worth it & here’s a look at some of the renders that we have produced so far:(click on images to enlarge)
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