motion pictures

“Arrrrrgh.”

Carl the Animator: “Wassup?”

Ted the Animator: “I swear, it’s impossible to move the people *in* the van perfectly in sync *with* the van.”

Carl the Animator: “Like, scaling them as it comes forward?”

Ted the Animator: “Yeah, just look at it.” 

Ted the Animator: “I try so hard to keep it accurate frame by frame, but they still bounce around like crazy and slide to the left.”

Carl the Animator: “Weird. So, the tracking’s broken?”

Ted the Animator: “…the what?’

Carl the Animator: “Y’know, the motion tracking.”

Ted the Animator:…”

Carl the Animator: “Keyframing the passengers? 

Ted the Animator:

Carl the Animator: “…tying their position in the frame to the van?”

Ted the Animator:You can do that?!”

Carl the Animator: “Um… yes. You can even have it scale dynamically according to how big the van gets.”

Ted the Animator: “…I’ve been doing it by hand for months, why didn’t you tell me?!”

Carl the Animator: “You’re normally the one who knows all the techniques and stuff! I sorta assumed you’d know about such a basic thing by now.”

Ted the Animator: “…eh, I guess that’s fair, I am usually the smart one… how do you access that option in the program, anyway? I can’t find it.”

Carl the Animator: “Right-click the object. Second menu item.”

Ted the Animator: “…oh. Thanks.”

Carl the Animator: “You’re welcome, smart one.”

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Psyche, by Borondo. Asalto Festival 2016.

This is my first collaboration with Borondo. We are planning some new ideas… Stay tuned!

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Photostory / Fotonovel / Movie Novel

In the late 1970s with no internet and no home movies these books that told the story entirely with full colour stills were the best way to re-experience your favourite movie. I wish they had produced one for Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, The Black Hole, 2001 A Space Odyssey ….I could go on.

This image was from a booklet in the original Star Trek The Motion Picture soundtrack LP which I purchased in 1979. As I did with a lot of my stuff back then I cut it out and pasted on my wall where it remained for years. It stood the test of time quite well unlike some of the other posters and pictures that disintegrated from geeky teenage over-love 😓