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  • Inside Out Trailer - Pixar Disney Animation
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    Inside Out Trailer – Disney Animation With A Twist

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    So after watching the Inside Out Trailer from Disney while scrolling on YouTube i’ve literally seen an explosion of shares and chatter about this animation in my circles. Far be it from me not to jump in and share as well! The Inside Out animation stars Riley, a little girl who moved from the country…

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    Center for Fine Art Animation and Design Feature – Cape Town

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    At the Center for Fine Art Animation and Design, we believe in providing students with the artistic passion, technical knowledge and the dexterous skills in order to make a decent living doing what they love. Our students are sought after by the Animation/VFX industry because they are known for not just being button pushers, but…

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    Minions Get Their Own Movie – Illumination Studios

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    We’ve always wondered about the origin story for the minions and can you believe it? Illumination studios are bringing out a minions movie! So whats the jist of the movie? Well, minions have been there since the beginning and their ambition has always been to serve the most nefarious villian they can find! After their…

  • Featured-Luca Burchietti
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    Luca Burchietti Featured Short Animation

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    We just love it when people send in their work for a feature! Luca Burchietti sent in his first short animation movie and we decided to feature it on Pixelsmithstudios for anyone who wants to start their own short. Luca even added a “Making of..” for any animators interested in the process.

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    When Animation Saved The World – SHELL Getting Pounded

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    It just makes my day when beloved companies just become cooler by taking on the big guns a.k.a SHELL by using their brand to create awareness and exposing big corporate deals to the public. Just quickly wanted to post these three animation videos I found made specifically to combat SHELL drilling in the arctic. Besides…

  • Moosebox 8-bit Animation chosen for development by Nickelodeon
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    Local Moosebox 8bit Animation chosen by Nickelodeon

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    What you haven’t heard of this? Then let me be the bearer of amazing news! “Moosebox” is a 8-bit style 2D animation created by Mike Scott and produced at Triggerfish Animation Studios for Nickelodeon. The short is quirky,has loads of gaming and retro references plus has a few tongue in the cheek moments which make…

  • The Boxtrolls Trailer and Behind the Scenes by LAIKA Studios
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    The Boxtrolls Trailer and Behind the Scenes by LAIKA Studios

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    Laika studios,creator of Paranorman and Coraline) brings us another stop-motion animation masterpiece called “The Boxtrolls”. The Boxtrolls is the story of an orphan who is adopted by mischievous,quirky creatures in boxes…called the boxtrolls! These misfits lovingly raise the orphan as one of their own and gave him a name,Eggs, who lives with them in their homey…

  • Animation Workshop from the Pro's - Mike de Seve
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    Animation Workshop from International Pro’s – JHB & Cape Town

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    BIG NEWS for anyone in Cape Town wanting to attend Clive Endersby’s Masterclass workshop on 27th & 28th of September… You can now get it at a HUGELY discounted price! Scroll down for pricing information and more info on the massive workshop line up of well known pro’s in the industry. Be sure to scroll…

  • Minds Eye Creative Interview
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    Interview with Mind’s Eye Creative Animation Studio

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    Minds Eye Creative is a local animation studio in Johannesburg who have an impressive portfolio of clients and skills. They’ve recently contributed to Pixelsmithstudios to help us with our crowdfunding campaign and that shows a rare quality of helping others in the animation industry.I applaud Minds Eye Creative for the dedication and resources that they pool…

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