Tag Archives: Animation

The state of the Animation Industry

With DreamWorks closing one of their production pipelines at PDI in Redwood City, George Lucas’s “Strange Magic” flopping at the box office and Disney Publishing “revamping” the look of the Disney Princesses. Well that does not look too solid I’d … Continue reading

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2014 a year that showed support to 2D animation

Well my new years resolution has certainly brought some memorable moments this year. Hullabaloo, the traditional animated project I will be working on soon has had an incredible year so far. Fully funded on IndieGogo in only 5 days and … Continue reading

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The Art of Armand Baltazar

This Year at CTNX I finally got to know Armand Baltazar. I have been admiring his artwork for years now and never quite got the courage to actually go bug him and introduce myself. But now it is done and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Walt

Today¬† December 5th 2014 would have been Walt Disney’s 113th birthday. For the occasion I am raiding my very talented friend Nicola Sammarco’s sketches of Walt, cause they depict him the way I imagine he was. In a way I … Continue reading

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Creative Talent Network Expo 2014

This years CTNX was phenomenal… I was so lucky not just to attend but to be an active participant with the Hullabaloo Team. Our booth got a lot of attention and being right next to the Walt Disney Family Museum … Continue reading

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Animation Workshop at Azusa Pacific University

My good friend Christian invited Tony Bancroft and I to teach traditional animation at a the Animation Workshop series, him and his friends organized for APU to promote 2D animation. Tony handled the animation aspect and lots of stories about … Continue reading

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“The Mystery Hat” by Jakob Jensen and Rune Bennicke

“The Mystery Hat” is a new children’s book by my good friends Jakob and Rune who I worked with at Amblimation and DreamWorks. Both are outstanding traditional animators and even though they have dabbled in 3D very well, it looks … Continue reading

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One Hullabaloo of a time…

James Lopez and his team are ready and set to start production for the Hullabaloo shorts as soon as the IndieGogo campaign is ending and the funds are liquid. Meanwhile enjoy this tidbit of a trailer and the next video … Continue reading

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Hayao Miyazaki the Japanese Disney

Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese film director, animator, manga artist, illustrator, producer, and screenwriter. Through a career that has spanned six decades, Miyazaki has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and as a maker of anime feature films and, … Continue reading

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Hullabaloo Mania

In 2&1/2 weeks Hullabaloo has taken the Animation World by storm, the IndieGogo campaign now in its 3rd week, has raised over $291.000 and keeps going. Blogs, Podcasts and other Social Media Forums have shared, talked and written about it … Continue reading

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