If you have any interest at all in creating independent video productions, then you need to check out this new group. By independent productions, I mean anything from a simple book trailer to a full-length movie. The Creative Commons Film Group is dedicated to using Free and Open Source tools to help visual artists achieve … More Creative Commons Film Group
I am amazed at what can be done with computer graphics and some extra time on your hands. My hats are off to the folks that did the “Death Star Over San Francisco”.
This past weekend, I was visiting friends in State College, PA. We drove around a bit and I got a few pictures to share. Here’s the link to just a few of them. We also went to see Hellboy II and it was a lot of fun. Although the first one had a bit of … More Been Busy!
I must admit to an addiction… I love to pick up those really cheap DVDs in the discount houses. About once a month, for example, I’ll stop in Wally World and dig through thier $5 bin in the back. With that in mind, I’ve started to get a pretty eclectic collection. Here’s a brief list, … More Quickie Reviews
One of my artistic heroes has been Ralph Bakshi. If you’re not familiar with his work, then you might like to read this overview: http://killthesnark.blogspot.com/2007/07/legacy-of-ralph-bakshi.html Some of his creations have been: Fritz the Cat Wizards Fire and Ice (with Frank Frazatta) These have been available on DVD and VHS, so if you enjoy animated features, … More Bakshi Revisited
Well, I finally saw the Pixar animation, Ratatouille the other day and I must admit, I was pleasantly surprised. It’s a pretty good family movie. I supposed I should get over being surprised at good films from Pixar, but it looks like they’ve found the secret to bringing CGI to life and making us laugh. … More Ratatouille, the Movie