All posts tagged "animation"

  • Steve Martino, center, director of "The Peanuts Movie," Sung Ji-yeon, left, lightening supervisor at Blue Sky Studios, and cartoonist Kim Poong take a selfie during a discussion about the upcoming animated feature based on Charles Schulz's comic strip "Peanuts" at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, on Oct. 15.
(Courtesy of 20th Century Fox Korea)
    More Koreans mapping out career path as animators

    By Baek Byung-yeul As animation has emerged as a major cultural product in Korea, more people attempt to map out their career paths to become animators. For future aspiring animators, American animation director Steve Martino, who recently...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • the good dino
    How Pixar recreated 13,000 square miles of US national parks for ‘The Good Dinosaur’

    By Brian Han What many viewers might not immediately realize about Pixar’s upcoming film “The Good Dinosaur” is that the studio recreated over 13,000 square miles of actual landscape ranging from Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park to...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • Sarah Choe 
North High School 
10th grade
    2D legacy lives on in Disney

    With so many popular films featuring 3D technology, and remembering April 2013 when Disney laid off nine of their 2D animators, it may seem like this timeless art form may be nearing the final standstill – but...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Kyungmin Woo, creator of "Johnny Express"
    Illumination partners with Korean animation studio

    Mofac Alfred, a leading South Korean graphic studio, has forged a creative partnership with Illumination Entertainment, the force behind the “Minions,” for Mofac’s “Johnny Express.” Created by director/Mofac head Kyungmin Woo, 31, “Johnny Express” is a short...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • Jae Hyung Kim is photographed on August 7, 2014 at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)
    Pixar animator proves it’s never too late to follow ‘Joy’

    By Tae Hong Ten years ago, Jae Hyung Kim had it all figured out on the outside. He was a first-year medical resident at the historied Yonsei University in South Korea, elite career on the horizon. It...

    • Posted July 10, 2015
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  • ppo1
    Can Korean animation break into the US market?

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Do Korean animated characters like Pororo and the Larvas have what it takes to break into the American market? It was the question asked by the first “K-Characters in LA”...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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  • Dolls featuring the globally popular Korean animation character "Pororo" are displayed at a character licensing show in Seoul on July 17, 2013. The TV animation series "Pororo the Little Penguin" debuted 10 years ago and has been exported to 120 countries around the world thus far. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean gov’t to invest $345.8 million in animation industries by 2019

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The government said Thursday it will invest a total of 380 billion won (US$345.8 million) in nurturing the domestic animation and character industries by 2019 to help them tap deeper into overseas markets. The...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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