Category: Life Update
The first trailer for the movie I’ve been working on since January dropped today! I animated 6 shots on this one:)
“LAIKA’S FIFTH FILM IS MISSING LINK Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, and Zach Galifianakis star in our most ambitious film to date – a rip-roaring, globetrotting comedy adventure.“ I can finally talk about it! Today Laika released the film’s new title, “Missing Link” along with a screenshot and a few details about the cast and synopsis. So
Tomorrow I head off to Montreal where I’ll be starting the new year animating on the next Robert Zemeckis movie. I realize I could’ve picked better timing (-22 F)! Hoping those dormant Scandinavian genes kick back in. 2017 has been a humbling and inspiring experience animating on “Film 5” with the talented crew at Laika.
This month has been one crazy wrap up to 2017, starting in Texas and ending in NYC with trips to Olympia, Tacoma and Seattle in between (and a big move out of country, more details on that later). I’ll be with family in New York for the holiday before moving on to my final destination
I finally had the opportunity to fly down to San Antonio to do an animation guest lecture for the Games and Animation Dept at UIW where my friend teaches. It was fun to be able to share some of the projects I’ve worked on since my own student days, and made me miss teaching in
In a few days I begin my new adventure up in Portland animating at Laika Studios for their fifth feature film. I couldn’t be more excited to be contributing to the amazing work of Laika. I’ve been a fan of their films since Coraline, and considered their latest film Kubo and The Two Strings to be
I forgot how much fun Halloween is with kids. Holiday activities with my nephew and niece included a neighborhood parade, jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating (first time doing it city-style at local businesses). Lots of fun. Ratatouille costume with my 7 mo. old niece. Kai’s awesome orange stegosaurus costume (specifically requested), handmade by my sister.
Now that I’m further along in my recovery from knee surgery I’m finally having time to do everything that was put on hold since I got back, including uploading pictures from my 6 weeks of travel! The Netherlands: Amsterdam, Old Holland, Keukenhof England: Visiting Kim in her new home where she was studying for her Masters at
After 12 weeks of physical therapy to get my range of motion back, I’m still only about 50% of what I should be at. Since my “window” of recovery is out of time, I’ll be going in for another procedure (1 hour from now in fact) called a manipulation. I’ve been told it will set