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Well, here I am. :-)

I am a very new animator- self taught, so obviously there's going to be gaps so big in my knowledge you could throw a cat through them. Please don't throw cats at my head.

Though I'm new, I'm not entirely green. I've tried out all kinds of software, yada, yada, yada, dropped money on plenty of them to find they wouldn't suit my needs, yada, yada, yada, wondered if I was simply nuts, yada, yada, left animation entirely for standard filming, returned after realizing the greater freedom in animation and here I am in the middle of a project I'm hoping to get to the networks- just like everyone else- single-handed.

I'm a better writer than animator, which is to say I'm a lazy animator. But, I'm comfortable in my laziness. There is a certain style to it that would make true masters of detail, form, timing and art want to stab my eyes out with a pencil- or simply serve me a cup of cold coffee when I'm hoping for hot.

Along my journey I've had time to consider the direction of current animation. Mind you, I grew up on the classics- early Warner Brothers, Disney (pre-90's), Felix the Cat, Mighty Mouse, etc. I guess my roots lie in 2D. I know there's an ongoing debate, and one can argue well for either (though I seek good conversation rather than arguments), I guess it comes down to preference and what serves the story best. As a writer, I often feel concern that the visual 'excitement' of 3D is a slight of hand to distract from a relatively weak or cliche'd story. Must we always push the boundaries and who does it serve?

Anyway, I won't post any shorts until they're complete, the animation will be laughable, but hopefully the stories within them will be as well- in a good way.

Nice to be here.

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My name is Emanuel, and I love arts;
specially when it comes to mix plastic arts with music. But also cartoon and mostly traditional animation.
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Hello I'm Michael. I'm here to learn more about animation.:)



I'm a postdoc researcher at CERV (European Center for Virtual Reality), France. I'm frequently working with animations and often have some problems and dilemmas that I like to share with my colleagues.

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I'm new here. I'm a writer living in Los Angeles. I graduated from USC's MFA Screenwriting program in 2010. I am looking to produce an animated webseries as well as a short film, starting ASAP.

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