Enrico Casarosa’s heartwarming story of a shy young sea monster, whose insatiable curiosity helps him discover the magic in the everyday, is as complex as the ocean is deep.
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Character supervisors Laura Beth Albright and Sajan Skaria discuss how they fully embraced, rather than hid or obscured, the potentially scary metamorphosis of their lead characters moving in and out of the water, in Pixar’s new animated feature now streaming on Disney+.
Effects supervisor Jon Reisch drew on his experience as a guitarist to develop ocean wave simulation controls, much like sliders on an equalizer, to hit director Enrico Casarosa’s mark for an expressive, lyrical Japanese woodblock look, in the studio’s upcoming animated feature.
Director Enrico Casarosa used his cartoony sketches and storyboards to lead a ‘less is more’ move away from 3DCG realism in the studios’ upcoming tale about a life-changing summer for two teenage sea monsters living on the Italian Riviera.
The first 3D/CG offering from the famed Japanese animation studio is already making waves, with many claiming it looks low budget and of dated quality.
The famed Japanese studio home of venerated director Hayao Miyazaki has posted online a set of 50 high resolution stills from eight of their beloved films, most notably ‘Ponyo’ and ‘Spirited Away,’ with more to come, for fans to use ‘freely within the scope of common sense.’
Singer’s animated music video for her new single feels inspired by the artist’s professed love for Studio Ghibli’s coming-of-age films.
GKIDS execs Eric Beckman and Dave Jesteadt continue feeding independent animated gems to a growing North American appetite.