Tag Archives: Animation

Blog Post #13 – My Short Life as an Animator

When this class started I had no idea how much work animation entailed.  My first thoughts for my project was to do a flip book.  Of course, I thought.  I can do that — my daughter has done them since … Continue reading

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Blog Post #12 – Moby Music Videos Revisited

In my Blog Post # 9 I told of the music video competition that was being held by Moby for his song Wait for Me. He ended up having over 500 entrants and on April 15, 2010 announced the six … Continue reading

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Blog Post #11 – Preview: Waking Sleeping Beauty

As a patron of the local Cinema Arts Theatre, I receive an email update of films that are currently showing, what films are leaving and information on the choices the theater owner is making for future showings.  My last email … Continue reading

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Blog Post #10 – Bunnies!

Yes, Spring is in the air and we all love that big basket of goodies from the Easter Bunny.  While reading some of my tweets this week I came across a link to some animation that sent me in to … Continue reading

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Blog Post #9 – Moby Music Videos

Most music videos these days are either filming extravaganzas or are shown on CMT.  MTV and VH1 seem to have gone out of the music video business except for a Top 20 or a rehash of the Best of (insert … Continue reading

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Blog Post # 7 – The Beat Generation and UPA Style

At the end of class last week when we watched Ernest Pintoff’s The Critic all I could think about was the Beat Generation of the 1950’s and the subsequent counterculture of the 1960’s.  The newly emerging UPA style of animation … Continue reading

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Blog Post #6 – The Sword in the Stone

Disney’s 1963 animation of The Sword in the Stone was the last full length animated feature that was released while Walt Disney was alive.  The film is based on the 1938 novel by T.H. White of the same name.  This … Continue reading

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