At J1-Con I was able to meet Dante Buford a Director and an Animator. I never understood the behind the scenes of creating an animation and all the work that goes into creating animation. There are so many people that work together in creating an animation. There are storyboard artists, animators, artists, voice-over actors, and many other different positions. With all the work from everyone, everything comes together it is visualized into the animation we see. I sat in the panel because I was curious about what the panel was about, I was able to learn a lot about the behind-the-scenes in developing an animation.
A few weeks ago, I attended a class on Stop-Motion Animation. Stop Motion animation is a technique used to bring objects to life on screen. Examples of Stop-Motion are claymation, objects and cutout animation.
It’s been a week since Anime NYC ended, as you can see, I am a little bit behind schedule in terms of my Con related posts. I just started a new job, and I’m starting to re-adjust to the workload. But the rest of my posts will drop this week. So be on the lookout.
LeSean Thomas is Producer, Director and artist in the field of animation. This Bronx Native has travelled the world not only working in the States but abroad in both Japan and South Korea. I’ve been a fan of his work for a number of years. I am proud to announce, that LeSean Thomas will be attending Anime NYC. Continue reading →
I’ve been waiting on this to drop for a while now. And now that it with in my grasp, I am ecstatic and low key kinda speechless. But with a staff of this caliber, how could I not be? Character designs by Hiroshi Shimizu, storyboard by Shingo Natsume, and animation by Mitsuo Iso. As well as director Yûichi Takahashi. With the entire project being headed by LeSean Thomas.