Kubo and the Two Strings – Behind the Scenes

A fantastic film that deserves a greater look at the depth and sheer creative force of the animators and artists that worked so hard to bring this film to life.

Kubo and the Two Strings – Behind the Scenes

Nike – The Next Wave – BTS with Gimbalninja

Gimbalninja is a cameraman who pulls off the same extreme stunts as the people he’s filming. This means he runs around doing parkour off structures and holding a camera mounted onto a gimbal rig all while he’s chasing down the other stuntpeople for the perfect shot.

This behind-the-scenes footage of a Nike spot shows just how crazy it can get.

The second video is the full final commercial featuring the shots captured by Gimbalninja.

Nike – The Next Wave – BTS with Gimbalninja

Naughty Dog’s History of Animation

A history of the animation techniques employed at Naughty Dog, one of the world’s leading video game developers, renowned for the Uncharted series, The Last of Us, and the Crash Bandicoot series.

Josh Scherr has been at Naughty Dog for fifteen years and he explains the evolution of animation at Naughty Dog from Crash Bandicoot to Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.

Naughty Dog’s History of Animation

Kazuo Oga – At the Master’s Workshop

Kazuo Oga is  is an art director and background artist for many Madhouse Studio and Studio Ghibli anime films, helping to bring to life some of the most famous animated films from Japan.

Oga worked with major directors Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Osamu Dezaki. He also published two artbooks and directed a short animated film.

This short documentary gives a unique perspective into the workings of a fantastic artist.

Kazuo Oga – At the Master’s Workshop