I’m currently leveling up my stopmo skillset by taking a course from fantastic animator Justin Rasch. In the course of the class, I’ll be doing a bunch of clips ranging from exercises in animation fundamentals up to complex character action sequences. As I complete them, I’ll add them to this playlist:
Another Pens to Lens short, this one written by a genius first grader.
Happy Halloween! Here’s a spooky short premiered at The Art Theater Co-op’s Shocktober 2014, adapted from a short story submitted to a Late Night contest by Andrew Bale.
Coming up this Saturday, the 2014 Pens to Lens Gala! Nearly 2 dozen mind blowing short movies written by local K-12 students. Be excited!
The full lineup of Pens to Lens this year is up! Based on the drafts of the films I’ve seen, this is going to be a not-to-be-missed show.
July 12, 2014
Last year’s Pens to Lens project, Fluffystein, will be screening at this year’s San Diego Comic Con!
Ikelos Below will be screening in Shorts Block 1 at the HP Lovecraft Film Festival next month!
The 2014 edition of the Pens to Lens Student Screenwriting Competition has launched! East Central Illinois K-12 students are invited to submit their original 1-5 page screenplays for consideration through Feburary 28th.
Out of over 120 submissions last year, 9 scripts were produced by Champaign filmmakers!
Here are a collection of spec spots we shot last week for a Staples assignment on Poptent.net
30 second version
40 second version
Spooking the Squid
Whale of a Tale
The one and only
A woman’s home is invaded by a foul spirit.
Premiered at the 2013 Freeky Creek Film Festival