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  • Japanimation (Laws of Japanese Animation) – Part 1

    Japanimation (Laws of Japanese Animation) – Part 1

    The Japanese animation concepts can be defined as not academic. Their rules discard completely the real models of gravity, sound, matter and society. If you are an animation student, you will certainly love this article.

    Before we start, lets understand …

  • The Rotoscope of Max Fleischer

    The Rotoscope of Max Fleischer

    In this article we will describe the rotoscope through its creator and its current importance in the production budget and quality.

    From traditional animation technique, the rotoscope consists in the utilization of a film or video of a real character …

  • Interview with Rajiv Sangari – Director, Animation Division, Padmalaya (India)

    Interview with Rajiv Sangari – Director, Animation Division, Padmalaya (India)

    It is relatively a younger studio in the international animation arena but Padmalaya Telefilms Limited already seems to be gunning for rich laurels.

    Padmalaya’s recent spate of deals has definitely placed it on the global map. The new projects include …

  • Computer Concepts – What is Radiosity?

    Computer Concepts – What is Radiosity?

    Many articles are giving highlights to the word radiosity, where we can see applications for animation lighting and games. But what is radiosity?

    Radiosity is an addition to render methods that increase the realism of images. Conventional methods of lighting …

  • ‘Shrek 2’ Solid, Skillful Sequel To Earlier Dreamworks Hit

    ‘Shrek 2’ Solid, Skillful Sequel To Earlier Dreamworks Hit

    While “Shrek 2” may not be as heartfelt or as fun as the first film, there’s still lots to enjoy about this DreamWorks sequel.

    How so? Well, how can you possibly not like a movie where — as the citizens …

  • Robert Feldman talks about his popular online animated serial ‘Dr. Shroud’.

    Robert Feldman talks about his popular online animated serial ‘Dr. Shroud’.

    For many years, Robert Feldman has been interested in superheroes, horror and comic books. After much consideration, Robert decided to develop his own ideas for a comic book and as a result, Dr. Shroud was born. The story of Dr. …

  • Character Animation In 3D – New Book

    Character Animation In 3D – New Book

    Many animators who use the computer to create their 3D animations can end with a finished piece of work and not really understanding how it happened, whether it works or not. This is where Steven Roberts a professor at Central …