Animation That's Out Of This World!

Greetings Citizens of Earth!

I am the controller of Planet Zero. Welcome to the Alien Animation Studios web blog! Please check out my Gallery and click on the Portfolio button to see a sample reel and learn more about me. I will be your leader into the deepest reaches of the galactic universe known as the animation industry. Here we will generate and discuss issues and news in the Empire known as ANIMATION! Check out the Animation News on the right hand side of the site. Explore the blog posts and watch movies and interviews with fellow artists. Listen To the Secret Space Base Podcast and please leave feedback! Your Comments and input would be greatly appreciated, even if you are part of the rebellion. Prepare to Launch!

Latest

ROBB PRATT Interview from The Rubber Onion Podcast

 

# RubberOionPodcast http://www.rubberonion.com

#RubberOnionPodcast

http://www.rubberonion.com/podcast/robb-pratt-interview/

 

Check out this Interview with Flash Gordon Classic Creator Robb Pratt!!  It is very inspirational!! Then go back and listen to the other Rubber Onion Podcasts!  Great information on animation. Positive, funny, and upbeat, these guys are becoming one of the best animation podcasts that deal with independent and professional animation!

 

http://www.rubberonion.com/podcast/robb-pratt-interview/

Flash Gordon Classic

I’m a big fan of the serials from the 30’s and 40’s.  Here is a man after my own heart!! An excellent animation from Robb Pratt. I would love to see this go to series as these shows were so much fun!

Where 2d Animation is NOT Dead!

And more Flash Here…. I grew up watching Filmation’s Flash Gordon. When I meet Lou Scheimer he mentioned that Flash was the series he was most proud of because he grew up watching the classic Serials.

And the original Classic serial:

And let’s not forget this gem…..

CACAni is Released – Goodbye In betweeners

CACAni

CACAni Has Been Released!!

 

Finally, the 2D animation software CACAni that in betweens your keys for you has been released!  Compared to other 2D animation software, price wise, it is a steal!  Currently, a promo price of around $167.00 US makes this software a must have.  Made to create cel style digital animation and to increase productivity for the artist, CACAni does some amazing things.  Understanding CACAni’s workflow is important to getting the inbetweens to work right.  Creating strokes in the right order and right direction makes auto inbetweening easy and fast.  The smart paint feature lets you paint one frame and then the software will paint the other frames in the sequence with a push of a button!  There are other tools that make the automation of the animation fast and efficient.  CACAni Amazingly gives the ability for a small number or even one person to create a full feature film!  This software could possible revolutionize the 2D animation industry.  I can see the internet erupt with 2D animation made amazingly fast and with full feature quality, not the “flash” minimalistic quality we have come to expect from animation created for the net.  Get it!  And show the world what you can do, fast and with television or feature film quality!  Then let me know what you think of CACAni!! Go to:

https://cacani.sg/#!/home

 

 

Updated Dark Earth Trailer!!

You need to support this project!!

Check out the Indiegogo champaign here:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/dark-earth

 

“Dark Earth is a period set ( Edwardian era) Fantasy film that got mainstream cinema rattling. Time travellers create a rocket ship and on a test outing manage to shoot off into space and find a world they mistake for home located several million light years from Earth.

After a very hard landing, the crew of the ship find themselves on an  alien world, populated by monstrous denizens and creatures long extinct back home from the prehistoric age, A tour de force of exciting conflicts scientific marvels , story and an alien race known as the Horidens, become the obstacles preventing  these period explorers in time and space from returning  home and escaping the Dark Earth….”

Support DARK EARTH!!

Support Dark Earth!


 

Dark Earth


Dark Earth


 

I’ve been waiting for this to hit the internet and I’m very excited to support the craftsmen and filmmakers behind this production.  I’ve been wanting a movie like this for a long time and some of the shots already look amazing!  I can honestly say that I have faith in the crew of  Peter Montgomery, Norman Yeend, Kent Burton, Nick Hilligoss, and Ron Cole.  Extremely talented animators and visual effects artists, all!  If anyone can pull off an entertaining visually stunning adventure sci- fi movie it is this amazing crew. Plus the added roll of Kevin Conner, director of some of my favorite films growing up, The Land That Time Forgot, The People That Time Forgot, Warlords of Atlantis, and At the Earths Core gives credibility ( and star power) that this project is for real and will move forward.  If you are a fan of “Dynamation”, stop motion animation, practical effects, and 80’s style visual effects movies (yes, like even Star Wars) then you are going to want to support this movie!

What are you still doing here?! Go click the “Contribute Now” button on the indiegogo page for DARK EARTH!!!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/dark-earth-period-set-science-fantasy-adventure

 

Rick and Morty “!@#$ the union!”

Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty, Adult Swim, Animators Union

Here’s an interesting article on shenanigans happening in the animation industry.  BTW, If you haven’t seen Rick and Morty check it out. Easily, one of the best new animated shows!

http://www.cartoonbrew.com/artist-rights/rick-and-morty-co-creator-justin-roiland-fuck-the-union-103723.html

 

Dark Earth is Arriving!

Holy Crap! I can’t wait to see this!  I hope it gets a US Release.  I can not stress enough the importance of bringing back stop motion animation to adventure / fantasy / Sci fi Films.  There is something about them that is magical, and and as Ray Harryhausen always used to say “Dream like”, that we lose with CGI.

Peter Montgomery’s project DARK EARTH

Published on Sep 7, 2014

New movie with giant monsters (2016 UK/ USA) Using the very best in stop motion photography and backed by the director of /The land that time forgot / At the Earth’s Core & Warlords of Atlantis ‘ Kevin Conner’. Also well known industry veterans working on the creature action. Period set science fiction fantasy piece from film group ‘RIGAR’ UK. Also involved ‘Jim Aupperle’ known for work on Empire strikes back and Planet of Dinosaurs. PRE-VIS TRAILER.  “

Graphic Resume

I’ve created a graphic resume, something a little bit different than the average run of the mill text on paper resume.  I am trying to go for a retro 60’s -70’s feel, not sure that I succeeded but hey it’s the beta version. Just thought I would share since it’s been a while since I posted my own work up here.

 

Graphic_Resume-1

Saturday morning cartoons will never be the same

It’s one of those times when you just slap your face and shake your head. Then praise the creativity of people on YouTube.

Toon Boom Blog

Toon Boom Animation connected with its community

Create Better Flash Animation

Professional animation for serious animators

The Knitting Neurotic

A great WordPress.com site

monsterminions

They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To

Createschool

Learn Create Share

Our Process

Comics & Sundry by Aaron Guile

Poetry and Paranoia

doggerel and debunking - the art forms of the 21st Century - with your mate, my mate Joe Chip

Edilio Ciclostile

I buzz into your head

Chris Martin Writes

Sowing seeds for the Kingdom

G. E. Gallas

Writer and Illustrator

Digital Pictures, Inc.

Serving the professional video production & animation community since 1987.

MisouSoup

Night was paper and we were ink.

Nonoy Manga

Manga, Hand Drawn, Animation, Drawing Lessons.

HD Movies Download Site

Top films in HD quality

25 to Life

Adventures in doubt and self imprisonment

WordPress.com News

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

AlienAnimationStudios.com

Animation That's Out Of This World!

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 128 other followers