Archive for March, 2009

The art of storyboarding

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

A nice and to the point documentary regarding Storyboarding, narrated by Eric Goldberg. I think it was made for the Lady and the tramp special edition DVD. Wonder what this storyboarding thing is about? This will explain it quite clearly.

Where the wild things are

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

I can’t wait for this movie, it’s finally almost here … the brand new trailer looks fantastic … and if you’re in the mood for more Spike Jonze, check this neat video he shot a few years back. By the way the amazing Dave Eggers is behind the screenplay of WTWTA. Really exciting. He’s also [...]

“Up” opening Cannes films festival!

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

That’s such wonderful news … it’s a first one for an animated movie to open the Cannes Film Festival! Exciting.

My name is Dug

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

I am so happy for Ronnie with his brand new book coming out in matter of days. My name is Dug is written by Kiki Thorpe and illustrated by Ronnie del Carmen, it features one of the stars of the upcoming Pixar film UP: Dug. It’s a beauty of a book and I can’t wait [...]

Dimanche

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

It’s really fun to draw my daughter today, she’s wearing such a nice and colorful outfit. I bought this agenda in France last month, great design … and I’m trying to fill it with drawings of Fio … when I can. And you know, for some reason today felt more like a Sunday than a [...]

Good ol’ pencil and paper

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Every once in a while it feels pretty darn good to leave tablets and computers aside for some storyboarding the good ol’ fashioned way. No undos, just a smudgy eraser … gotta love it.

Skinner

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Here’s another couple of doddles from Ratatouille times … Skinner the eeevil chef. There used to be a short little sequence at his apartment as he was scheeming … and ironing his pants … of course.

Happy Birthday Fio!

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Yes, it’s been a year since little Fio came into our lives. She was born a year ago yesterday. Amazing uh? Time passes really quick and really slow … both at the same time strangely. She’s just a joy to behold, running around like a little tornado. Here’s a three recent photos to celebrate our [...]

brand new UP trailer

Friday, March 6th, 2009

This is the real thing: “The UP trailer” … going out in theaters today. Yay! You might catch it if you’re going to see Watchmen. Ready for an adventure?

Shuppatsu ten

Friday, March 6th, 2009

I can’t wait for this book to be out. Miyazaki’s Shuppatsu ten is getting a US release by Viz in July. The book contains writings and essays about film-making and philosophy by MiyaSan. Read more about what the book contains in this wonderful post at GhibliWorld.com. And since we’re on the subject, I was overjoyed [...]