Crazy 3D Modeling Marathon

Production is entering that period where you always feel lost. It's hard to remain focused because there are a dozen elements of the project that you should be focusing on. And I didn't anticipate the number of models that would need to be created. I knew it was a...

Production Starts February 1, 2014

Until last November, this project had been sitting on the back burner - something I always intended to wrap up, but never the time or motivation. Then, I had the chance to cast voices for the spot, and two months later, I'm looking at a fully storyboarded film, with...

2 Minutes from 2 Months – The First Lil’ Red Kap Trailer

Here's a few minutes from my last two months of animation effort. My work-flow has started to formalized with the primary work being done in ToonBoom Animate with a completely digital approach, and select sequences put together in Blender 3D and Photoshop. I'm also...

2012 Movie Poster – Lil’ Red Kap is the name!

Here's an updated movie poster for the film, Lil' Red Kap (formerly Little Red Kap). This is much closer to the storyline, since so much has been rewritten since I started this project last year....

Little Red Kap Intro Posted

Now that the storyboard is complete, the focus can turn to actually creating final frames. The goal is to push through the entire film at a specific level and then return perfect any areas that seem out of place. The above intro actually cam in under my estimated time...

Storyboard done…now onto production

This weekend I was able to finish up the storyboard. It was a mad push of index cards and lead, but all 608 sketches (which only I can understand) have been strung together to make up a 20 minute film. Now that this part is done, it's onto creating the production...