Portland Digital eXperience Showcases Local Animation Talent

Portland has a reputation for creating world-class animation.  Whether we’re making feature films or iconic commercials, using traditional stop-motion, CG or state of the art VFX, Portland is a hub for animation within the entertainment industry.

But what exactly do we mean when we refer to “animation”?  Beyond movies and television, animation plays an increasing role in education, business solutions and interactive experiences of all kinds.  Animation creates movement; it brings ideas to life.

On Thursday, Sept. 6 at 4:30pm Portland Digital eXperience presents  Creative Technology in Portland:  Local Innovators in Animation at Pure Space in Northwest Portland.  Continue reading... “Portland Digital eXperience Showcases Local Animation Talent”

“Persephone:” a Live-action, CGI-infused Short Film

The Cast of "Persephone"

During the turn of the 19th century, in a tiny town nestled somewhere in the Netherlands, a husband and wife had once run a very unsuccessful candy shop. Desperate, broke and starving they had decided to trade their souls to a demon in exchange for a recipe that would teach them how to make the most delicious chocolate in the world. Much to their dismay, the next morning a basket was discovered on their doorstep, and inside – a young, living child made of chocolate.

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