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Entries from January 15th, 2012

An Evening with Joanna Priestley

January 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Filmmakers, Independent animators, Screenings, Short films

For those in the Portland, Oregon area, the Northwest Film Center is hosting “An Evening with Joanna Priestley” on Saturday, January 28th. The event is part of the Center’s Northwest Tracking series celebrating its 40th anniversary.  Priestley is one of my favorite filmmakers who I’ve written about before. (See my article I wrote for Skwigly […]

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“A Computer Animated Hand” Added to National Film Registry

January 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Animation technology, Computer animation, Film history and criticism

40 Year Old 3D Computer Graphics (1972) from Robby Ingebretsen on Vimeo. Recently, Ed Catmull and Fred Parke’s computer animated version of Catmull’s left hand done at the University of Utah was added to the National Film Registry. (For some reason, Parke is not given any credit in the Registry’s announcement.) (The film embedded above, […]

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