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  • How to come up with Stories

    January 19th, 2017

    By Yoav Shtibelman A year ago we had to come up with a few ideas for our pre-production class to create our short film. I mush say that it was quite a challenge!¬†During the process I was fascinated to learn how others came up with their ideas for story. So I have decided to make […]

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  • Tips for Short Films & Animated Senior Thesis

    December 22nd, 2016

    Here is another great article from Yoav, an old classmate of mine from Ringling College back in the day. At Ringling in order to graduate we have to create a “Senior thesis”, essentially a 2min animated short film in 3D, alone or in a group, in which case you get an additional 2min per person¬†in […]

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  • How to handle animation critique

    November 23rd, 2016

    Industry advice in regards to critiques, from Yoav Shtibelman (Sony, Pixar ect.)

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  • Acting Reference: 12 Years A Slave

    September 27th, 2016

    A detailed analysis of acting reference for animation from “12 Years A Slave”.

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  • Acting Reference : Key & Peele Jazz Fit Championship

    April 28th, 2016

    I absolutely love this fun little piece of reference! Created by Key & Peele, its about the 1987 Jazz Fit Championships, which, surprisingly, were actually a thing. First of all, their entrance dance is incredibly fun for animation. But perhaps what is most interesting is that if you tried to re-create their dances starting at […]

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