Thursday, May 15, 2008

Better late than never...



The drawings above were for the Sheridan 2008 Flipbook/yearbook.

So, I'm a little late with this post, but here goes.

School is over, industry day has come and gone. Four long yet short years in animation and one VERY short year in Art Fundamentals later, it's all over. Time really does fly when you're having fun. It's been a great ride, wish everyone the best. It's kind of impossible not to stay in touch these days with all of the social networking tools we have at our disposal, so I'll definitely be seeing a large portion of people online. To the class of 2008, great job and all the best. Also, awesome job to Group D!
I'm still in the process of looking for work and will post up my film as soon as I figure out which festivals (if any) require you to not post your film on the internet. If anyone has any information about this, feel free to leave me a comment or e-mail me.

Now, some articles of interest...
The McKinsey Quarterly has an article/interview with Brad Bird entitled "Innovation lessons from Pixar" which is worth a read; this article in Fortune talks about how Apple design guru Johnny Ive influenced the design of EVE in Pixar's next film Wall-E. Also, if you (all 5 of you reading this blog) have a chance, make sure to get your hands on The Office (the American version) one way or another, it is brilliant. Last, but not least, one of my favourite bands, "Gorillaz" are coming out with a documentary, filmed over a few years called "Bananaz" about the creation and making of the first successful virtual band.
This, I'm pretty sure I've posted before, but for those who forgot about it or whatever, is the keynote address by Dr. Ed Catmull at Stanford University last year - if anyone is thinking of starting up a studio or running a business of any kind, you should listen to this. Unfortunately, it's in a format that few people use (realplayer) but you can download Media Player Classic which will play it without you having to deal with the actual RealPlayer.

That's all for now, been drawing a lot, so I'll be posting up some sketches and hopefully a portfolio later on this week.

R.

9 comments:

Angelo said...

great stuff bro :)

Edo Avenir said...

cool articles i'll definitely hv to take a look =D and man these 4 yrs have just blasted by, esp. this last yr. It sucks we were so busy and didnt get to goof off more....well, I did anyway (stupid mario kart)

Eric Orchard said...

Amazing stuff!
And you're just starting!I'll be back for lots of insoirational work.

auto-radio boy said...

great sketches!
hope your fine.

Jarrett said...

Hey man! CONGRATS! You rock. Work's looking awesome. I want to check your film out too. Give me a shout sometime:)

Mel Maduro said...

You still gotta do something with that Chef guy of yours. He's pretty kewl.

jen sees world said...

Hey thanks! It's nice to finally be done, isn't it? Your film looks like it came out great. Good luck with the job hunt!

J said...

Congrats on getting out! Best of luck for the future. How does it fell to be graduated?

Amanda said...

I really like your sketch flipbook page, Randeep 8)