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Recording Alison Steadman for the Fearsome Beastie

A few days ago we went back to the recording studio (which had more or less recovered from Brian Blessed’s performance, although some of the microphones may never be the same again!) to record Alison Steadman as the voice of … Read more ⇒

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Voice of Fearsome Beastie narrator cast

Picking a voice for an animated film is a hugely important part of the process, and one that can make or break a film. Get the right voice, that the animated character comes to life; a living, breathing creature with … Read more ⇒

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Recording Brian Blessed as the Fearsome Beastie

Co-Directors Katie Steed and and Jon Hunt with Producer Aaron Wood (and Brian Blessed of course). Recording Brian Blessed as the Fearsome Beastie was an experience that I’m going to remember for a very long time. Not only was Brian incredibly professional … Read more ⇒

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Verbal Vigilante to score Fearsome Beastie

It’s slightly unusual to make the decision about who will be scoring a film at such an early stage in the pre-production process, but we knew straight away who we wanted to work with on the Fearsome Beastie. We first … Read more ⇒

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Copyrighting Characters – Kung Fu Panda to Chop Kick Panda

Recognise this chap? He’s a fun, lovable but overweight panda from a recent film, who just happens to uncover ‘fists of fury’ in his quest to become a true martial arts master. His name, of course, is Po… Lu. And … Read more ⇒

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Dreamworks’ Megamind Film Review

Regular readers of this blog will know that our film reviews are sporadic at best. Basically a film has to be either really good, or really really bad to move us to write a blog (or sometimes it’s just a … Read more ⇒

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A Short History of CGI Characters in Movies

Over the course of my short, but fairly eventful life, the use of computer generated characters in movies has… progressed somewhat. When I was 7, Terminator 2 blew my mind. When I was 9, Jurassic Park had me hiding behind … Read more ⇒

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A Day in the Life of John Lasseter: Review

John Lasseter is a hero to most animators. He worked at Disney in the 80s, but decided (a little earlier than most people) that they were no longer necessarily the industry innovators that they had been during the life of … Read more ⇒

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20 Best EVER Animated Music Videos

What makes an awesome music video? It’s not the song, because we’ve all seen some bad songs made bearable by great videos, just as we’ve all seen great songs let down by a terrible video. There have been a lot … Read more ⇒

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How To Train Your Dragon – Concept Art

Dreamwork’s new film How to Train Your Dragon has not been on top of my years must see films. The films coming out of the studio (since the original Shrek, which I wont hear a word against!) have been generic, … Read more ⇒

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