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Video Of The Day: How Pixar Helped in Creating ‘John Carter’s Animation Effects

11 July 2012 4:35 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

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Animator Patrick Giusiano put this video together, showing the process involved with animating his shots for John Carter. The video shows how the sequences were conceived from the storyboard right down to finished product.




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Behind the Scenes Look at the Animation of John Carter

6 July 2012 11:07 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Despite John Carter's disappointing performance at the Box Office, the video below shows us how much effort it took to bring the world of Barsoom to life. Courtesy of Patrick Giusiano, who worked on the movie with Double Negative VFX team (which has previously provided the visual effects for movies such as Captain America: The First Avenger, Sherlock Holmes, The Dark Knight, Inception, Iron Man 2, and many more), and with a thanks to the website io9 for the heads-up, check out the special effects workflow video right below. Be sure to head over to Giusiano's website to check out more of his work. Adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs' century-old classic science fiction tale, John Carter tells the story of Civil War hero John Carter, who is mysteriously transported from Earth to the red planet of Mars; known as "Barsoom" to its natives. There, he becomes part of »

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Watch How Pixar Assisted in Creating 'John Carter's Animation Effects

5 July 2012 3:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Disney’s John Carter may have bombed at the box office, but Andrew Stanton’s film still featured some really impressive visual effects and animation sequences that make it worthy of examination for fans of those mediums. This cool video featuring animator Patrick Giusiano shows how some of the sequences were conceived from the storyboard to finished product. Given director Stanton’s animation ties (he’s been a key member of the Pixar creative team), it’s probably not surprising that John Carter was the first VFX film to be made using the techniques commonly employed in keyframed animation features. If you’re not familiar with keyframe animation, here’s a definition: Key frame is a technique that “defines the starting and...

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