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 …

Making the Trailer for Tasteful

In this post I will cover my process of creating the trailer for our latest animated short film Tasteful. Before you keep reading I suggest watching the trailer (it’s only 39 seconds long). Music first The first thing I did, believe it or not, was ask our composer, Galo, for trailer music. A music track for me to base the trailer …

How We Rendered Tasteful

In the past few weeks I’ve been finishing the rendering and compositing of Tasteful, if you follow me on Instagram you probably saw frames I posted here and there, but let’s go deeper into exactly how I rendered the film. What render engine did I use? How did I structure my render layers and shaders? What about how I ended …

Best Animation Documentaries

Welcome to our curated list of the best animation documentaries. This lists consists of what I consider to be the most educational and inspirational films about the animation industry and its people. From Disney in the West to Studio Ghibli in the east. Enjoy! Watch the movie One of the most eye-opening documentaries about the inner-workings of Disney (at least for the timeframe …