The Cleanest Mouse Ever

It’s been a while since an interview has been posted on the blog and thankfully the guys at Tiny Inventions have been kind enough to answer the questions I’ve asked about their cute little animation – Perfect Houseguest.

Working at Framestore – Chris Johnston

I thought I’d spice up the interview list on Ceiga a bit by interviewing someone from a large VFX studio instead of the usual short film director/artist. Chris Johnston who worked for Framestore is someone I got in touch with through a mutual friend and who I actually went to University with (small world). So I took up the opportunity to interview him for the blog about his experiences at Framestore.

A Friendly Learning environment for Beginners

The first time I came across the Flipped Normals website I remember thinking to myself, wow – I wish this resource was around when I was learning 3D. The website is so colourful and well designed it almost invites you to dive straight into the videos and that’s another thing all the tutorials are videos which is perfect for the young ‘youtube’ generation. I’ve managed to grab an interview with the creators of the site Henning Sanden & Morten Jæger to find out more about the site.

Making 3D models interactive in the web

When I first saw and played about with Sketchfab a few years ago I was incredibly impressed with what I saw. 3D models in the browser wasn’t something that was really seen at that time and they’ve come a long way since then. I’ve managed to get an interview with Alban Denoyel the Co-founder & CEO.

Andrew Baker, Creature Designer at Weta – 3DTotal

We’re pretty envious of Andrew Baker. The Creature and Character Designer studied at New Zealand’s Wanganui School of Design before migrating to LA to work on Sega’s game Golden Axe: Beast Rider and facial modelling for Image Metrics. He then returned to the land under the land down under (New Zealand, in case that doesn’t make sense) to work alongside Weta’s legendary co-founder and co-director Richard Taylor. We had a chat with Andrew about how he gets things done, what it’s like to work at Weta Workshop, as well as his guitar and skateboarding skills!

Legend of the Flying Tomato – Aurry Tan

The first time I saw Legend of the Flying Tomato I got that feeling you get when you see a good Pixar film. It’s such a professionally put together short 3D film, one that comes once in a blue moon. I’ve interviewed Aurry Tan, one of the three students who put this together (the others being Michael Yates & Sharon Huang) to find out how it was made.

Making an artistic short film with CINEMA4D

I really liked the short film Porcelain by Erik Andersson as soon as I saw it. Great use of music, particle effects and lighting. I’ve manage ask the creator the reasons behind the short film.

Ignyte – Leif Petersen

Ignyte are a brilliant production studio based in Munich who have created some absolutely impressive pieces of work. I’ve managed to get an interview with the owner of the studio Leif Petersen.

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Take On An Idea – Fredrik Kasperi

I don’t know if you’ve seen the short film Take On An Idea but it’s a very impressive short film put together by Swedish artist Fredrik Kasperi. Here’s an interview to find out why and how he put it together.

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