Author Archives: Jeff Gabor

About Jeff Gabor

Character Animator at Blue Sky Studios!!! Reach me at jagw1r@hotmail.com

Retro Game Break

I’m a huge retro video game fan, so here’s a shout out to Pete Paquette who is doing some fantastic video reviews of old Nintendo games. The production value has greatly increased lately, so check out some of the recent … Continue reading

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Epic Comparison Reel

Well, it’s been a year since I wrapped on Epic, so maybe it’s time for a new comparison reel, huh? This comparison reel is a bit different than those I’ve done before. To help students understand the blocking process further, … Continue reading

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The Lozt Boyz

Hands down one of the best perks to working at Blue Sky and working on the east coast is that we aren’t forced into the animation union. This may sound counter intuitive, but I couldn’t be happier about not participating, … Continue reading

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Ice Age: Continental Drift Progression Reel

Time for a new reel, right? Well, here is a progression reel of one of the two shots I did for Ice Age 4. I wanted to share this reel to show how animators are expected to take what is … Continue reading

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Totally Slossum

My good friend Pete Paquette started the tradition of Slossum facts nearly 6 years ago, but for the last few years I’ve had the reigns. What are these Slossums? Well, every Friday I find a fun random fact and repeat … Continue reading

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Jedi Max

I can’t say another story has touched me as much as this during my animation career. May the force be with you Jedi Max. Thanks for letting Blue Sky and Epic into your life, and I hope we brought you … Continue reading

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Ice Age 3 Comparison Reel

For whatever reason the “comparison reel” I did for Ice Age 3 wasn’t all that popular. I think its do to the fact that many of the shots didn’t actually rely on video reference. But for good times sake, I … Continue reading

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Thursday Burger

You want more posts? Well here’s a little insight to the overly scheduled day-to-day, rat-race for a few of us at Blue Sky. Today, and every Thursday is, “Five Guys Thursday!” Hooray for burger day! We roll a pair of … Continue reading

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