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Let’s Make a Ninja Film!

Get ready to meet the world’s smallest and most resourceful mercenary for hire!

Little Ninja
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Using Celtx Shots for Storyboards on the iPad

My thoughts about the new storyboard and shot blocking iPad app, Celtx Shots. And what do you know, I recorded a basic tutorial video too.

Screenshot of Celtx Shots
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Camera Rig Update

Just a quick note, I’ve just released a minor update to my Film Camera Rig for LightWave 3D. In short, I’ve added a new control to release the camera’s focal point into world coordinate space and also organized the schematic view of the rig. Follow the link below to the original post and read the…

Camera Rig Schematic
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Film Camera Rig for LightWave 3D

A film camera rig for LightWave 3D which I’d like to share with the community. The rig is designed to be simple, easy and straightforward to use.

Camera Rig
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Quick update. Today I finished the modeling and rigging of all hard surface objects for the previsualization. Happy about that. Up for next week is the two character models I need.

I’ve also started using my asset system while finishing these models. Dogfooding! Progress tracking was implemented so I can keep logging as I go along. Continue reading »

Film Production Tracker

A very common reason why film productions like mine fails is the lack of organization combined with a miscalculation of the huge scope making an animated film actually is. To fight that ending of my film, I’m making sure that I’m running a tight ship from the very beginning and I’ve been very careful to…

Film Production Tracker Screenshot
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I decided a long time ago to not write about my own film project, or at least keep it to a minimum, until my proof of concept was ready. I’ve changed my mind. Continue reading »

Filmmaking File Structure

Project management for filmmaking. Not as sexy as blowing up that building in a huge explosion using particles, fluids, dynamics and shatter simulations, eh? Nonetheless, it still needs to be done. I’m currently spending as much time as I can spare on my own film project. I’m not really ready to go public yet with…

Screenshot of file and folder structure for filmmaking
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Almost There…

I simply adore the iPad version of Celtx. It has made my life so much easier. Actually a lot of apps has made my life easier in the last months, not only for screenwriting, how did I manage before the iPad?

Celtx on iPad
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Ninja: Resurrection

Just a quickie, here is an old darling of mine which I recently resurrected… Fear his wrath! This character was like 90% finished back in 2004 for a SpinQuad challenge / thing, which I never had the time to complete. I’ve been cleaning up my old folders and content directories, getting rid of old crap…

Wrath of the Ninja
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