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I’ve decided to document the process I go through when creating a short animated video. Please keep in mind that the workflow I will outline here, in no way represents the best workflow possible. It is however the workflow I have become accustomed to when dealing with tight budgets and a small team.
On this project, we are in the preliminary stages of releasing a new app to the public. The app is
Sometimes the best ideas come when you are not looking for them. Case in point. In 1995 I was visiting a company interested in having us produce a marketing video for them. They made precision measurement equipment for the medical and aerospace industries. They showed me their stuff, led markers they placed on an object and sub-millimetrically measured their positions in 3D space. They took these measurements at a high and variable frame rate to
OK, I admit I’m an old guy. Actually I am a young spirit trapped in an old man’s body. This does have advantages such as experience and knowledge gained over many years. One of my first wake up calls was when I realized nothing stays the same, everything changes constantly. I soon figured out I need to either embrace change, or fade into oblivion. I watched (and in some ways helped) the world change. I
I have to admit, I was caught up in all the negativity surrounding this year’s release of the new Ghostbusters movie. It has been over 30 years since the release of the original Ghostbusters. That’s a long time! Myself like many others have been waiting patiently for news on a new movie. Dan Aykroyd seemed to bring it up often in interviews. After the first Xbox360’s game was released, I knew it was only a
In 2005 I discovered the hobby of building and flying radio-controlled aircraft. What a gas! It combines my interests in technology, craftsmanship, and my fascination with flight. Back then the use of electric motors over fuel engines was in its crude infancy. The advances since then have been nothing short of amazing. Better batteries, improved electronic systems, and the advent of autonomous flight. Enter quad copters. Drones. Now I loop to my “day job”. We