3D Animation & VFX

The 7 Must-Watch TED Talks For Anyone Interested In Animation
October 30, 2014 | Industry Trends

The 7 Must-Watch TED Talks For Anyone Interested In Animation

Animation is one of the most unique artforms in modern media – a unique blend of creative imagination and technical prowess, animating is something that isn’t particularly difficult to pick…

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Bring Your Ideas To Life With These Simple Steps For Animating With Clay
September 22, 2014 | 3D Animation & VFX

Bring Your Ideas To Life With These Simple Steps For Animating With Clay

Clay animation is a unique way to express your characters and to truly connect with your subjects as you build them. Not only will you learn how to animate your…

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Frozen Is Actually Extremely Overrated. Here Are Five Reasons Why…
September 9, 2014 | 3D Animation & VFX

Frozen Is Actually Extremely Overrated. Here Are Five Reasons Why…

You’ve heard that song a thousand times. You’ve seen all the merch. If you’ve got kids, you probably know the entire movie word for word. Frozen has become the highest-grossing…

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Interview With Mark Reynolds: Do You Have To Be Crazy To Learn Computer Animation?
July 28, 2014 | 3D Animation & VFX

Interview With Mark Reynolds: Do You Have To Be Crazy To Learn Computer Animation?

NYFA: What is your personal background and what made you interested in animation? Mark Reynolds: My Previous Life was one spent dying a little every day in a stiflingly corporate environment and…

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Interview With Elize Ohira: How World Travel Prepares You For A Career In Animation (And Other Tips)
July 25, 2014 | 3D Animation & VFX

Interview With Elize Ohira: How World Travel Prepares You For A Career In Animation (And Other Tips)

NYFA: Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your background, and what first got you interested in animation? Elize Ohira: I have always been more “right-brained.” As a kid I would…

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Most Expensive Animated Movies Of All Time
July 8, 2014 | 3D Animation & VFX

Most Expensive Animated Movies Of All Time

Forget hiring a cast of A-list actors or shooting at a number of exotic locales around the world; if you want to totally blow a movie budget, incorporating dazzling animation…

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From Italy To Hollywood: NYFA Animation Graduate Francesco Panzieri Shares How To Become A Visual Effects Artist
June 16, 2014 | 3D Animation & VFX

From Italy To Hollywood: NYFA Animation Graduate Francesco Panzieri Shares How To Become A Visual Effects Artist

In 2008 Francesco Panzieri (website, filmography) finished his studies in Italy with a degree in Audiovisual and Mass Communication Media. Soon after he moved to New York to master 3D and…

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Flipbook Animation: Techniques & Mind-Blowing Examples
June 5, 2014 | Filmmaking

Flipbook Animation: Techniques & Mind-Blowing Examples

The motion picture industry came into being in the 1890s, and the technology of making movies has changed dramatically since then. In the late 1920s, movies began to have sound,…

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