Spiderman into the Spider-Verse: 2D or 3D?

Every once in while an animated movie comes out that is impossible to ignore. Spiderman Into the Spider-Verse is one of those movies. It is without a doubt one of the best animated films I’ve ever seen. Apparently I’m not alone. The film won the 2019 Academy Award for best animated feature film. But what is it that made this …

Which of Our Courses Is Right for You?

As our courses library continues to expand I’ve been getting a lot of emails from people asking me which course they should get, based on their own needs. In this post I’ll address some common situations and try to answer which course is right for you. I will also write a little about each of our courses to help you …

The 5 Types of Animation – A Beginner’s Guide

The purpose of this guide is to take you through the intricacies of the different types of animation styles and techniques. It also shows you what path you should take, and what does that path entails, in order to become an animator based on the type you choose. This guide is not about leaning how to animate, but instead it …

3D Animation Pipeline (Making an Animated Movie)

In this part of our Making an Animated Movie series I’m going to go over the 3D animation pipeline I follow when working on my films. Having a simple and unified structure is extremely important when working of such a huge project, since you have to deal with so many parts and make sure they work together in harmony. If …

4 Tips for Great Camera Animation

Working with a camera in a 3D scene is hard. It’s not the same as holding a camera in your hands. 3D software makes it very easy for us to simply place a camera in the scene and forget about it. Camera animation is very technical and getting a natural feeling to it is a challenge. Here are some tips …