Category Archives: Tippett

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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Kitty Galore Breakdown

This is old news by now, but I just ran across this breakdown of Kitty Galore on Tippett’s Vimeo channel (bonus link: Tippett has a Vimeo channel). I was rigging lead for Kitty:

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Gibby Loves Rocks

Tom Gibbons is one of my old supervisors from Tippett, and he put together a reel highlighting the often frustrating side of being an animator in this industry, which isn’t fairly represented in most promotional materials: Rocks demo1.5 from tom … Continue reading

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Tippett in the News

Phil Tippett’s Mad God project has been getting a lot of press, and so there’s been some great interviews popping up, I think my favourite is Phil showing off a DID, I’ve always wanted to try using one of these: … Continue reading

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Mad God on Kickstarter

Phil Tippet is using Kickstarter to fund the completion of his Mad God stop-motion film. It’s well worth watching the pitch video to see some of the awesome sets, characters and animation that’s been created already. Nice to hear him … Continue reading

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Interview with Phil Tippett

In this interview he talks about Jurassic Park, Star Wars, good and bad film making, and even mentions Tintin: “The motion capture stage is where directors go to die.” I always love hearing his take on things: http://blog.mondotees.com/2011/09/03/check-out-the-full-phil-tippett-mmm2-qa/

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Reel Feedback

Some friends from Tippett have started a new service called Reel Feedback, where students, new graduates, and animators looking for work can get their reel thoroughly critiqued by industry professionals. Check out the site, I know the guys and they’re … Continue reading

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The Hunger Artist

Tom Gibbons has put the first part of his animated film, The Hunger Artist, online. Gibby’s a bitchin’ animator and ping-pong player who I worked with at Tippett, and this short is an amazing piece of old-school stop motion animation. … Continue reading

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A Tour at Tippett

Animation World Network stopped by Tippett Studio along a tour of Oscar winning animation houses. They’ve got a fun write-up on the studio, along with a lot of pictures, at the link below: The Fantastic Diggs of Tippett Studio It’s … Continue reading

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AM Animals and Creatures

Animation Mentor has announced their animal and creature master class, and it looks like it will be a lot of fun. I got the opportunity to tag along to a meeting in 2009 to look at the rigs they were … Continue reading

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