Q&A with Richard Williams at the BFI (British Film Institute) Following screenings of both “The Thief and the Cobbler” and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” the BFI hosted a Q&A with Richard Williams - the screenings were sold out but the BFI has graciously shared the sessions online.
The team from Disney’s Marvel Comics-inspired film Big Hero 6 gathered at Comic-Con today to explain the setting of “San Fransokyo,” how Japanese infomercials informed Baymax’s design, and why one character runs around in a kaiju suit. Plus, we got a peek at two clips from the film.
io9.com's Lauren Davis reports about how the movie's world came together. Note: Minor spoilers throughout.
Animal Logic’s Craig Welsh (Lighting Supervisor on “The Lego Movie”) shares the challenges of creating the photorealistic visuals of the film at his blog Expanded Cinematography. Chris provides a fascinating and in-depth report on the challenges of scale, lighting, story, and the inspirations they used.
How to Storyboard Animation Director Ron Doucet has put together what may be the most comprehensive study of the art of storyboarding possible in a single blog post. Via his site FloobyNooby.com Ron breaks down storyboards, cinematography, and even posing using a variety of examples from animation and live action. Required reading!