Dynamics, in 3D animation, refers to a rigged system that moves secondary to a main object and usually does so automatically, where the animator can control certain characteristics to their liking. Real life representatives of this would be how the tail of a dog sways with its movement or how the feather of a quill dances as an author writes. Aspects of movement the...
Pixologic make a piece of software called ZBrush, which is used throughout the graphics industry for a variety of tasks. It's particularly suited to creating complex 3D models, being fast, flexible and able to handle levels of detail that most other 3d software would struggle with. Most of the feature films you see today would have ZBrush in their pipeline to some degree to create...] Read Article
23/01/13 by Anahita Tabarsi
The first two episodes of our brand new show Henry Hugglemonster premiere at 5:50pm this Friday, 25th January, on Disney Junior. We’re so excited to share them with you!
Henry Hugglemonster, created by Ireland’s Children’s Laureate Niamh Sharkey, is directed by Norton Virgien with Sascha Paladino as lead writer.
Henry Hugglemonster is a 5-year-old middle child in the monster family...] Read Article
"Peter Rabbit's Christmas Tale is coming to Nickelodeon and BBC this month! The half-hour holiday special is a taste of things to come when the full animated TV series broadcasts later in 2013.
In “Peter Rabbit’s Christmas Tale,” Peter Rabbit and his friend Benjamin Bunny take over for Mr. Bouncer when he gets sick and can’t make the important holiday supply delivery. They brave a...] Read Article
01/11/12 by Jennie Stacey
Los Angeles, October 31, 2012- Wind Dancer Films and Brown Bag Films announced today that they have teamed to produce Nightglider, the first animated feature for both companies. Wind Dancer...] Read Article
It’s a strange feeling when you complete your short film. All the months and years spent honing, tweaking, analysing and discussing are over. It is time for your film to go out and hopefully fulfil its purpose, to entertain and amuse. It is time for the goal you have been working towards; the film's first screening.
In my experience, the first screening is always a daunting experience....] Read Article
On the 29th of July between 1pm and 6pm, the Animators of Ireland are auctioning off a mountain of work in aid of The Children's Sunshine Home and Lauralyn house, who care for children with life limiting conditions.
The auction has been set up by Simon, Bianca, and Estrela of Boulder Media, and this year they've opened up this great event to the rest of us.
Amongst the donations...] Read Article
12/07/12 by Sascha Paladino
Posted in Animators
I wish I thought of that scenario. But I didn’t. I couldn’t. I’m a grownup. ...] Read Article
It is always wonderful when an animated show that we've been working on for many months goes out into 'the real world', and reactions from viewers start to filter back to us. We love getting feedback from kids and their parents once the shows are on air.
Doc McStuffins has had a fantastic response since it premiered 2 months ago, and some of the most special feedback has come to us...] Read Article