Making of Sayonara

An overview of some of the techniques I used to make the short film, Sayonara.

Check out the full version of Sayonara here,
vimeo.com/22589529

An experimental stereoscopic short based on Sayonara,
vimeo.com/22845717

**Credits**

Director - Eric Bates
eric-bates.com

Puppeteer - Rulo Lopez
rulo.cl/

Stereoscopic Consultant - Masayoshi Arimoto

Sky Paintings - Yuki Murabayashi

Overlay Textures - Judith Umaña

**Special Thanks**

Ayumi Bates
Yasu Suzuka
Hirokazu Sato
Kazuo Hirose
Masahiro Kashima
Kyoto University of Art and Design

**References**

facial rigging “pooby”-style
by Paul “pooby” Smith
si-community.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=159

Illustrative Rendering in Team Fortress 2
by Jason Mitchell, Moby Francke and Dhabih Eng
valvesoftware.com/publications/2007/NPAR07_IllustrativeRenderingInTeamFortress2.pdf

Awesome Spine Setup
by Mat Berglund
faithofthefallen.wordpress.com/2008/10/08/awesome-spine-setup/

Stop Staring: Facial Modeling and Animation Done Right
by Jason Osipa
ISBN-10: 9780470609903

Ponyo
by Hayao Miyazaki
Studio Ghibli 2010
“Do everything by hand, even when using the computer.” - Miyazaki

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