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  1. Squijj Lip Sync Test

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    from Sam K. Hale Added 155 1 0

    Here is the raw version of the painted Squijj replacement faces for "Monster of the Sky". To contrast the human faces, which are motion-captured faces, the Squijj is a wind-up creature,…

  2. Filmmaker Kevin McTurk endorses "Monster of the Sky"

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    from Sam K. Hale Added 55 1 0

    Creature Effects artist and puppet filmmaker Kevin McTurk talks about Sam Koji Hale and "Monster of the Sky." Kevin and Sam have worked together on puppet films, including Sam producing…

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    • Toby Froud Endorses "Monster of the Sky"

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      Toby Froud, filmmaker and visual artist, encourages viewers to visit Sam Koji Hale's Kickstarter project. Toby works at Laika Animation Studio in Hillsboro, OR and is currently working on his…

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      • Test Walk for Squijj Character - Monster of the Sky

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        Here is a first test of the Squijj puppet character for "Monster of the Sky" short film. Puppet performed by Lance Woolen and Geahk Burchill in Portland, OR. Music from Tchaikovsky's…

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        • Facial Motion Capture Side-by-Side Monologue Test

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          Here is Sumiko Braun and her digital puppet counterpart Sky. This clip demonstrates where we are going with the facial motion capture for "Monster of the Sky." The digital face is a 3D…

        • Facial Motion Capture for Puppet Face "Monster of the Sky"

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          This is a short clip of the process for doing facial motion capture, from the 3D scan of the puppet head sculpt to prep of reflective dots to recording the facial template to performing lines of dialogue.…

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          • Helmet Floating in Space from "Monster of the Sky"

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            A mysterious helmet floats above a rust planet in a clockwork universe. This is a shot from my short film "Monster of the Sky", set to Shumann's "Manfred," an orchestra inspired…

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            • Yamasong Trailer

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              An epic puppet adventure where a Patchwork Girl meets a Terrapin Warrior and they learn to see through another's eyes. The Terrapin guides the girl through his alien world on a quest for a fallen…

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              • Star Wars Episode 7: Return of the Junior Jedi

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                With anticipation over the upcoming new Star Wars movie, three children (and three, ahem, adults) set out to make a trailer for a possible Episode 7. Shooting in beautiful Los Angeles including famous…

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                • "Monster of the Sky" Teaser

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                  Teaser for the new Sci-Fi/Steampunk puppet film "Monster of the Sky". What can rock the ordered, balanced world of a Clockwork Universe? Love can. Forbidden love can. Think "Dark…

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