Author Archives: Morgan Loomis

Go Mom

My mom and step-dad are the subjects of this documentary short film about their collaborative art, lifestyle and philosophies: Go guys! You’re an inspiration.

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Dummy Update

I’ve been sitting on a dummy puppet update for a while, since he’s only really useful as a showcase I haven’t had too much incentive to keep him up to date, but I still think he’s good for showing where … Continue reading

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Deadwood Plug

Some ex-Weta friends recently started a small game studio and have just launched a Kickstarter campaign for their first game, Deadwood. Check it out!  

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Victor @ CG Spectrum

I have the pleasure of helping out CG Spectrum with some of their rigging, including Victor, who is now being offered as part of a free animation course promotion:

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Breakdown Dragger Bug

It turns out the version of ml_breakdownDragger that’s been available on this site for the last couple months didn’t actually work. I hadn’t noticed because I had done an update but never uploaded it. Anyway, it’s fixed now, so if … Continue reading

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A slight detour from your regular programming, I just wanted to quickly share that my dad’s house was finalled today. A year ago my siblings and I were struggling with what to do about this: Over the past year, we’ve been … Continue reading

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New Animation Reel

It’s been a long time since I cut a reel and I’ve been meaning to for a while. Well, I finally got around to it! Ironically the newest work on here is still already a year and a half old: Morgan Loomis … Continue reading

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Hobbit 3 First Trailer

There you have it:

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Apes on FXGuide

This video from FXGuide is the best one I’ve seen so far in terms of going into a bit of detail around the work we did on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and the different challenges faced by … Continue reading

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Apes is Out

Let me know what you thought!

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