Loving Vincent, directed by Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman, is the world’s first fully oil painted feature film.
It brings the artwork of Vincent Van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists.
More than six years in the making with the help of 125 specially trained painters, LOVING VINCENT is a uniquely animated film composed of 65,000 painted frames.
The song “You’re Welcome” from Disney’s Moana has some really interesting animation in it. Let’s learn from the masters and see what you can do to improve your own work!
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Proof of Concept/pitch for The Leviathan, created by Ruairi Robinson.
When it came to the look of the film, Robinson enlisted the help of some extraordinarily talented artists to bring his future to life. Weta provided concept art, Ryan Stafford, the effects producer on Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, helped out with motion capture, while American concept artist Jordu Schell – whose work includes Starship Troopers, The Mist, Cloverfield and Avatar – created that angry flying monster.
Nevertheless, Robinson described the process of making The Leviathan as “A year of pain”, involving “16-hour days with no income and no days off.”
The Leviathan now has potential studio backing at Fox, with Neill Blomkamp – who made Elysium and Chappie with Kinberg – also stepping in as executive producer.