Category Archives: Reels and Video Posts

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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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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Robot Unicorn Attack Championship at Blue Sky

It’s things like this that are a good reminder of just how cool it is to work in the animation industry, and at Blue Sky specifically. I’m happy to report that after a 3 month battle I scraped my way … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of Horton Hears a Who

http://youtu.be/V9D-wc9Wz8w

Horton was one of the damn toughest projects I ever worked on, but I have to quickly come back by saying it was the most fun and memorable films as well. The crew we assembled could only be described as magical.
We were the closest of friends in and out of work and for most of us remain quite bonded. I always thought this behind-the-scenes video was a nice tribute to that team even though it doesn’t scratch the surface in terms of honoring each animator. Its a shame the video was hidden deep on the special edition of the dvd. Thank goodness for youtube 😉

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The Annie Reel

I was extremely humbled, and still feel incredibly lucky to have won the Annie for Outstanding Character Animation in a Feature Production for my work on Rio. So what did it take to get the Annie that year? Here is … Continue reading

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Evolution Reel- Scrat Tango

A few years ago I posted a reel that tried to demonstrate just how long a shot can take, and to actually show the day to day changes that occur. I used my Scrat and Scratte tango dance sequence to … Continue reading

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2004 School Grad Demo Reel

During FMX, I got a few questions on what it took for me to actually land my job at Blue Sky, and also received a special request to see the reel that I submitted to Blue Sky. I graduated from … Continue reading

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