Episodes 1 & 2 of The Smashing Pumpkins’ new five-part animated series “In Ashes,” animated by Portland’s Deep Sky, are now available.
Deep Sky collaborated directly with Billy Corgan over the last 6 months to translate his narrative vision into cinematic form, set to the soundtrack of the band’s newest song releases.
Episode 1 – As The Crow Flies (Set to the soundtrack of The Colour Of Love):
Episode 2 – Inspirations, Aspirations (Set to the soundtrack of Confessions of a Dopamine Addict):
All videos released on The Smashing Pumpkins YouTube Channel
About Deep Sky
Deep Sky is a creative studio, based in Portland, Oregon, focused on design-driven animation and live action. Continue reading... “Deep Sky Animates a Five-Part Series for The Smashing Pumpkins”
Coming to PNCA Thursday evening, Feb 27th, 2020, we bring you Job Mixer III! The entire Portland post-production and stop motion industry is taking time out for an evening of mixing it up under the same roof. Currently 17 companies/studios (and counting) will have tables on the main floor, with gracious beverage sponsors 2 Towns Cider and Super Brewing providing refreshments. If you are interested, working, or studying in the 3D, VFX, Animation, Stop Motion, Video Production, Gaming, Illustration, or the growing “Creative Tech” space, this is an important mix that we hope you’ll be a part of. Continue reading... “Job Mixer III – A PDX Style Job Fair w/OMPA+SIGGRAPH 2/27 @PNCA”
The 92nd Academy Awards nominees were announced this morning in Los Angeles. Congratulations to Laika and Annapurna Pictures on their Oscar nomination for, “Best Animated Feature” for the studio’s 5th feature, “Missing Link.”
Coming off their recent Golden Globe win for, “Best Animated Feature” (also for “Missing Link“) Laika beat out Disney’s, “Frozen 2” and “The Lion King”, DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” and Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 4”, so it will be exciting to see how they fare at the Oscars. Continue reading... “Laika’s “Missing Link” – Oscar Nominated For “Best Animated Feature””
The nominations for this #OregonMade stop motion feature are:
- “Best Feature” – LAIKA
- “Best FX for Feature” – CG Look Development Lead: Eric Wachtman; Lead CG Effects Artist: David Horsley; Senior Technical Director: Peter Stuart; Lead Technical Compositor: Timu Khodzhaev; Lead CG Lighter: Joe Strasser.
- “Best Character Animation – Animated Feature” – Rachelle Lambden; Characters: Multiple.
FIND ANIMATION PRODUCTION JOBS IN OREGON
OregonAnimation is a new place exclusively created for the stop-motion community to connect job seekers with opportunities.
Artists, production people… this will be the place to post your information, images and link to your reel.
And, for a limited time, it is completely FREE!
Recruiters, teachers and producers looking for talent… this will be your resource to find the best talent in the stop-motion industry.
Go there now, register and start connecting the animation jobs and jobseekers in Oregon. Continue reading... “OregonAnimation Job Site – Connecting Employers and Employees and FREE”
In modern cinema, visual effects, as they are also called – special effects, are inseparable from almost every new film. They are constantly being improved so much that the viewer will never distinguish computer graphics from reality. With the advent of special effects, the boundaries of directorial imagination and the possibility of realizing it have completely disappeared. The need for complex and expensive decorations gradually disappears, and their place is taken by a powerful computer processor and an animation studio. Continue reading... “Films With Fabulous Visual Effects”
The Statesman Journal has featured Hinge, a Portland-based creative production studio, and Executive Producer Roland Gauthier, in a recent article that emphasizes the studio’s accomplishments with popular animated Cartoon Network show “Toonami”, and follows the unique dynamic of the Oregon Film Industry as it compares to a “Changing Hollywood”. Continue reading... “Hinge – A Portland Creative Production Studio, Featured In The Statesman Journal”
Next Friday night (6/21), catch the year’s best computer graphics, along with local firepower from Minimal Massive!
SIGGRAPH is an organization dedicated to furthering the field of computer graphics and 3D animation, and each year at the national SIGGRAPH convention, a highlight is always the Animation Festival and Electronic Theater. Following the convention, this show goes on tour to spread the year’s best animation work + achievements – and next Friday we’re happy to bring this show to Portland as part of OMSI’s Animation Festival weekend! Continue reading... “SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Traveling Show w/Mimimal Massive presentation – 6/21 @ OMSI!”