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Former Brisbane animator Marek Kochout works on Kung Fu Panda 2

21 November 2011 3:59 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Star Wars has inspired thousands of filmmakers around the globe since the late-1970s. From Christopher Nolan (Inception) to John Singleton (2 Fast 2 Furious), the films still inspire young creatives to this day (even with the constant alterations by George Lucas). Another person on this endless list is former Brisbane animator Marek Kochout. It was after seeing the sci-fi flicks that he wanted to learn anything and everything about stop motion effects. After writing letters to FX companies in the Us, he enrolled in a traditional animation course at the Queensland College of Art. He then ventured south and joined Disney in Sydney. After working at Disney for about six years, Kochout joined Fox Animation in the Us as an effects animator, before arriving at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale, »

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