animation

Simpler, Better, Faster: A Conversation with Lip Comarella by HIGHWAY101

A: Hello Lip, please tell us a bit more about you. What is your background? Did you study visual arts?

L: Not really [laughs]. My parents forced me to have a very classical education. I studied Latin and ancient Greek in high school. But when I was 18, I realized that I enjoy to visualize my ideas and thoughts.

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What the Quill ?! A Conversation With Champu Chinito by HIGHWAY101

A: Hello Champu Chinito! Please tell us more about you, where do you come from and how did you fall into the vrabbit hole?

CC : I’m from Mexico City and my name is Orlando. Better known as Champu Chinito, which was the name of an art collective that my friends and I have created when we were in high school. Since everybody took different paths at the end of our studies, I decided to stick with Champu Chinito as my artist name.

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VR as a Design Tool: A Conversation with Matt Schaefer by HIGHWAY101

Matt Schaefer is a multidisciplinary interaction designer who loves the challenge of uncovering, unraveling, and solving problems by creating solutions that live at the intersection of digital and physical. His last Quill piece inspired by the works of Alex Martin triggered near 2k new members on the fb virtual animation group two weeks ago. Merging 2D and 3D elements, this animated scene takes us somewhere between Roger Rabbit and Blade Runner in which each of the (many!) characters seem to have their own story to tell. I recently asked some questions to Matt. Please find below some excerpts from our conversation.

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Paving the Way for Animators in VR: A Conversation with Joe Daniels by HIGHWAY101

Joe Daniels has been working in the animation industry for more than a decade. He is the 3D Animation Director at TinyCo Games in San Francisco, and the Lead Animator on Harry Potter — Hogwarts Mystery. Joe has worked with clients such as Marvel, Warner Brothers, and Aardman Animation, and has been creating drawn animation in VR for about as long as this new medium has existed. He has a passion for exploring new tech and workflows related to the art of storytelling, and helping artists unleash their creativity and will be giving a workshop this summer as part of the Anomalia VR Development Lab in Czech Republic. I invite you to find below some excerpts from our conversation.

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