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  • 10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!
    By: Animation Mentor

    Dec
    2017
    13
    Horizon

    It’s always exciting to see our students going on to do great things—and it’s ESPECIALLY exciting to see them recognized for it! This year we had 10 students and mentors specifically called out for Annie Award nominations, but even more were involved in the incredible work created this year, so really it’s even more than 10. We couldn’t be prouder!


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  • Classic Villains of Animated Christmas Specials: Ranked
    By: Animation Mentor

    Dec
    2017
    06
    Snow Monster

    How do these yuletide bad guys hold up under actual scrutiny? Are they really bad or just Christmas-special bad? Who is the naughtiest on the naughty list? We took a look at the villains from 5 classic animated Christmas specials to see how they stack up. Spoiler Alert: These cartoons are WAY darker than you remember. You have been warned.


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  • Laika Showcases Behind-the-Scenes Magic in New Exhibit
    By: Malana McFarlen

    Dec
    2017
    04
    BoxTrolls

    Good friend of Animation Mentor Malana McFarlen visited the Portland Art Museum last week to see an exhibit on the work of stop-motion animation studio Laika! Luckily she was able to snap some photos and tell us a little about the experience—in case you can’t make it out to Portland. If you can, seems like it’s definitely worth a visit! Here are some highlights.


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  • What Separates the Good Animator from the Bad Animator?
    By: Dana Boadway-Masson

    Nov
    2017
    29
    Clint Eastwood

    What separates a good animator from a bad one? While the answer might be somewhat subjective, animation supervisors have a very clear idea of what they’re looking for! Learn more about how to be on the good end of the spectrum from all-around pro Dana Boadway Masson, owner/director at Killerjellybean Animation.


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