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Birdlime - short film

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Jul 2. 3 Replies

After finishing this film back in 2017, and playing in many film festivals, it's finally time to premiere online. So here it is! This was my second full short film that I wrote/directed/lit, and the…Continue

Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Oakley May 10. 9 Replies

Hi all,I've finally posted my first short film "The Fox and the Chickadee" online, and wanted to share it with everyone here. This board has been a valuable resource for the over the years, and is…Continue

Animation rehearsal "pop-through"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Taylor Nov 20, 2017. 8 Replies

Earlier this year I released my second short film "Birdlime" (trailer here), which has been playing in festivals all year but hasn't been…Continue

"The Fox and the Chickadee" available to buy online.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul O'Brien Mar 10, 2014. 3 Replies

After bringing my stop-motion fable to festivals for the past year and a half, it's finally available to watch online- for a fee ($4 SD/ $6 HD). More on that below.WATCH THE ENTIRE (7 min) SHORT FILM…Continue

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I'm a stop-motion director, animator, and co-owner of an animation studio in Toronto called Stop Motion Department. My professional animation experience includes animating and set-supervising on The Little Prince (2015), TV series work at Cuppa Coffee Studiosshort films, and commercial work.

My two short films are both online, "The Fox and the Chickadee" (2012) and "Birdlime" (2017).

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Evan DeRushie replied to Aj Shenefelt's discussion How to best order production schedule/process?
"Not sure if you mean "animatic" when you say "Storyboards", but an Animatic is the best possible way to plan out your film. It's a timed edit of your boards, so you'll know exactly how long each shot is, to the…"
Jul 6
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Birdlime - short film
"A real treat, and a complex theme treated so subtly. I did wonder about the severed finger, though!"
Jul 2
Mozen replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Birdlime - short film
"I saw teasers of this for so long and I'M SO HAPPY I FINALLY GOT TO SEE IT! I loved every bit of it. The colouring was phenomenal. The stylized foam characters were also incredibly well done and animated. You were also able to create a sense of…"
Jul 1
Anthony Scott replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Birdlime - short film
"I was wondering about the cage and accessing the puppet...amazing registration. I assumed it was a layer. You gave that funny bird quite a personality. I love the simplicity of design and the colors as well."
Jun 20
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Birdlime - short film

After finishing this film back in 2017, and playing in many film festivals, it's finally time to premiere online. So here it is! This was my second full short film that I wrote/directed/lit, and the first that I animated fully. It's also much longer than my previous film, which was a challenge to keep the pace up and hold attention for over 10 minutes. I stuck to a very limited set of camera angles, which I think worked for the story, and also allowed me to focus more of my time on animation,…See More
Jun 15
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Jun 15
John Oakley replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee
"Very Aesop! Excellent cinematography, understated, flowing animation, wonderful composition and great voice work --  a little gem!"
May 10
Evan DeRushie replied to Kevin Stratton's discussion Animation Workflow
"Yeah look up "virtual holds" or "holds" in the Dragonframe manual. You shoot one frame, and hold it for multiple frames on the x-sheet. You can change the timing of the hold, like an editing program, so you can time out your…"
Apr 19
Evan DeRushie replied to Kevin Stratton's discussion Animation Workflow
"For my own process, I shoot a blocking pass first, then the real shot mostly on 2s, with some action on ones if needed. The process of block, rehearsal, 1s animation is in use (I believe) by Laika and other big studios- but this is for feature level…"
Apr 19
Geoff Clark replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee
"This is a super amazing movie, full of great visuals. I follow along with the work that's been assisted by the NFB in Canada, and I've asked other filmmakers about how they were able to help. Can you explain what that relationship is like?…"
Jan 11
Adam Taylor replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee
"Wonderful film Evan!"
Jan 10
Strider replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee
"That is excellent!! "
Jan 4
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee
"That's really interesting. I have just done a snow scene, using washing powder (non-bio!), which was nice and granular, but of course it wouldn't stay still if touched by mistake. I like the petroleum jelly idea for some control.  BTW…"
Jan 4
Evan DeRushie replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee
"I worked with a great art director Winston Hacking who built all of the sets, and he came up with a solution for the snow made of salt and petroleum jelly that looked nice and animated well too. I think we used this mostly for close up snow, and…"
Jan 3
Jack Liddon replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee
"What a great little film. That forest set...wow."
Jan 3
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Evan DeRushie's discussion Online Premiere - The Fox and the Chickadee
"Really nice, and a great fable. Liked the wings and the fur, both of which must have been quite challenging. And the great sense of depth in the wood. How did you do the snow? It looks very realistic, nicely rutted, but also great on the branches…"
Jan 2

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Ethos - Mentoring in Edmonton

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 5:00pm 5 Comments

I recently visited Scott Portingale in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada) for two weeks to help him out on his epic short film titled 'Ethos'. He brought me out there from Toronto as a sort of animation mentor. Scott has made a couple short animated films before, but nothing as complicated as this new…

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