Q&A: DreamWorks Animators

Q&A: DreamWorks Animators

On March 2, director Tom McGrath and producer Ramsey Ann Naito came to UTD for a presentation about the creation of the movie “The Boss Baby,” coming to theaters soon. McGrath and Naito have worked on a variety of films for DreamWorks including “Penguins of Madagascar,” “Shrek 3” and “The...

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Q&A: Malcon Pierce

Q&A: Malcon Pierce

On Oct. 25, one of Disney’s animation supervisors Malcon Pierce gave a presentation on his upcoming film “Moana.” The Mercury sat down with him to discuss his origins, influences and work in “Moana.” How did you get your start in animation? When I was little, I knew I wanted to...

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ATEC short films impress animation studio with intricacy

ATEC short films impress animation studio with intricacy

Summer animation class rushes to finish two shorts in 11 weeks ATEC’s first summer Animation Studios class completed and screened two short films created under the guidance of Dallas-area animation company, Reel FX. The students showed the shorts, entitled “Snatch” and “Terminal B,” first to representatives from Reel FX and...

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