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    This is the story of the rebels who made animation grow up.
    (Part 1 of 3)

    You can support this channel at Patreon- http://bit.ly/2v27J8x

    Sources/Further Reading:
    When Magoo Flew: The Rise and Fall of Animation Studio UPA by Adam Abraham - amzn.to/2TNyMOr
    Animation Learns a New Language by John Hubley and Zachary Schwartz - https://bit.ly/2Kzi2WC
    American Experience: Walt Disney (2015) - imdb.to/2FJwYTp

    You can follow me through:
    Twitter- twitter.com/andymsaladino
    YouTube- youtube.com/c/theroyaloceanfilmsociety

    Music by:
    Factory Floor - soundcloud.com/factory-floor
    Bonus Points - soundcloud.com/bonuspoints
    Chopef - soundcloud.com/chopef

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  2. Step right up, ladies and gents! Step up to see Raf Anzovin and his ephemeral rig, daring to animate a cat waving as the world watches! No graph editor! No channel box! I won't lie, folks, we don't know if he'll make it out of this one alive! Children and people with weak constitutions may want to avert their eyes.

    Music by Bendsound.com, used under Creative Commons License.

    Onion skin tool by Christoph Lendenfeld, github.com/Viele/onionSkinRenderer

    Deformation rig created with Anzovin Rig Tools, anzovin.com/art

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  3. The work of creative practitioners the world over is becoming increasingly commoditised, and as a consequence valued less and less by clients. So argued Canadian business development consultant and author Blair Enns. He said that we can stop the rot if we have the confidence to take control of our creative businesses, reclaim the high ground in client relationships and abandon free pitching.

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  4. I think it was in the time of spring 2012, when I came across David Shiyang Liu's lovely piece of work about Ira Glass. It was the most inspiring and motivating video I had ever seen in my life. I watched it over and over again, listened to Ira Glass' voice, and told myself, that I am not the only person who is constantly disappointed about the gap between one's taste and one's skills. Later in 2012, I decided to do my own filmed version of Ira's interview - using my own language to tell his message. It took me about a year from concept to upload.

    I made it for myself and for anybody who is in doubt about his/her creative career. I also think that Ira Glass' message isn't only limited to the creative industry. It can be applied to everyone who starts out in a new environment and is willing to improve.

    THANK YOU
    Ira Glass, whom I've never met in real life, but who had such a big influence on my development. Thank you for telling beginners what nobody else does.

    David Shiyang Liu for the video that inspired me to start the project. You all should watch his awesome kineticTypo-version here: vimeo.com/24715531

    The people from current.tv who originally recorded the interview with Ira Glass. See the relevant part here: youtube.com/watch?v=BI23U7U2aUY

    The people from Magic Lantern who gave DSLR videography a new dimension (I chose this project to be a test run with the RAW plugin)!

    Steven Sasseville for painting the "taste" painting for me.
    Pedro Sousa for his advice and working his ass off at the "creative work" chalkboard.
    Wolfgang Kraus for letting me borrow his sound equipment.
    Kai Löhnert for working out on his birthday in the "fight" take.
    Wolfgang Hendrik Schnabel for giving me the museum-like atmosphere and his silhouette in the painting takes.
    Hermiyas Ötztürk for his hairy "good enough" hand.
    Orange Hive Studio for light equipment and location.
    Mima and Heinz Sax-Schmitz for the location of the "ambitions" take and finding me the "finish 1 story" typewriter.

    Joyce Chen (vimeo.com/clownmori), Soufiane Mabrouki (vimeo.com/user21466567), Damien Tsenkoff (behance.net/damtsnkff), Nikita Samutin (baselinedesign.ru) and Andrej Mikula (amara.org/en/profiles/profile/65015/) for taking the time and patience to create Chinese, Arabic, French, Russian and Slovak subtitles and dissolving language barriers to make even more people understand Ira's words.

    A SPECIAL THANK YOU
    Solveig Gold for being the most patient and supporting person in my life. She appears in a lot of scenes in this video.
    Jutta and Uwe Sax for several pieces of equipment and their support.

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