Now that this year’s Student Academy Award winners have been announced, here’s a closer look at who took home the honors in the Animation category this year:
“The Jockstrap Raiders” - Mark Nelson - University of California, Los Angeles
Here is a making of the hilarious, gag-ridden “The Jockstrap Raiders.” Going from the initial sketches of the characters through all the computer work.
You can also check out more from Mark Nelson on his Vimeo page.
“My Little Friend” - Eric Prah - Ringling College of Art and Design
Here is the progression of the character design of the hobo protagonist of “My Little Friend”, a cute short with a very dark twist.
Check out more from Eric Prah on his blog.
“Eyrie” - David Wolter - California Institute of the Arts
“Eyrie” is only non-comedy animation winner this year. It tells a compelling story that goes in a direction you won’t expect. Watch the full short here.
And see more from David Wolter on his blog.