Thursday, August 27, 2015

Cartoon Process Explained

... in five fast-moving minutes. "Pixar in a Box."

The technology is ever-chainging (no pencils or paper or cels or paint anymore) but the molding of characters, gags and stories remains remarkably similar over the years.

Does any of the overview directly below look familiar? From a little animation studio (not Disney) some years ago:

Not Pixar in a Box, but Fleischer in Florida. (And look! They made storyboards even then!)


Justin said...

I have a friend who worked for Pixar and now works for Khan Academy. I'll have to check to see if he had anything to do with this.

F. Kousac said...

The over emphasis on technical over strong stories, character, and design on Pixar's productions is certainly showing up in Pixar's films and it's not a good thing. Highlighting the technical contribution is one thing. But let me know when one can tell a story, create a character, or design a film that captures an audiences imagination at the box office.

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