I just published a podcast with Dale Hayword (See Creature) who directed Bone Mother for the National Film Board of Canada

Some highlights include how he developed a 3D printing process for the replacement faces, the complete process of what it took to film the 8 minute short, and also how to appear more legit to potential brands that want to hire you.

Here's the episode. I hope you enjoy :)

https://soundcloud.com/animation-podcast/episode-19-dale-hayward-cr...

 

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It was a great episode! I've followed Dale for the duration of the development of the film and I love hearing about the behind-the-scenes notes about the process. Bone Mother is a great piece, with real sense of loss and cruelty. Being so polished, it seems hard to imagine that there was struggle involved, but that's a part of the process as well.

I was happy to hear his plan for mentoring other filmmakers with his new endeavor. 

  I haven't gone thru your older episodes but I plan on it.

Cheers!

Thanks Geoff, Dale is a really great guy and I'm so impressed by his work.

I have interviewed a few other stop motion animators in previous episodes. Let me know if you end up giving them a listen :)

Dale gave me great feedback and I used it to improve my film. And just the other day he recommended that I submit to Montreal Stop Motion festival, which I did.  A class act!

Nice! What film did you submit?

Hey Mozen,

  I'm sorry I  missed this question. I come here once in a while.

To answer, I have pretty much finished my 11-minute film, Tragic Magic, it will get a 5.1 audio mix very soon and then I'll get it into a DCP format for sending out.

But it hasn't been accepted into any film festivals yet. It's early, though. 

Geoff

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