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Humberto Cunha is interviewed by AUTODESK

Humberto Cunha, responsible for the 2D arts here at ANIMARTINI, was interviewed by Autodesk, a software company that develops solutions for architecture, enginnering and construction (like the famous AutoCAD software). For movies and animation professionals and enthusiasts, the company develops acclaimed softwares such as Maya, Softimage, 3ds Max and Mudbox, among others. Rodrigo Assaf, Senior …

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Crowdfunding: meanwhile, in Brazil…

Catarse, the biggest crowdfunding community in Brazil, alongside research company Chorus, unveiled conclusions of a survey aimed to understand more about the people who invest in crowdfunding projects in Brazil. And the results are very symptomatic: male, living in Southwest of the country (São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are in this area), have between …

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OSCAR 2014: ANIMARTINI will be rooting for Marcos de Barros and STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS!

Sunday, March 2nd, everybody here at ANIMARTINI will be watching the 86th edition of the Academy Awards®. We will be watching closely for the BEST ANIMATED FEATURE – I´m personally rooting for THE WIND RISES, directed by the master Hayao Miyazaki, or ERNEST AND CELESTINE, directed by Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar and Benjamin Renner) and BEST ANIMATED …

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GOLDIEBLOX: when having an ad of your company in one of the most expensive media spaces in the world is an admirable achievement, and still being just a small detail

Debbie Sterling, a 30 year-old engineer from Rhode Island, once went to a toy story and was horrified about what she have found in the girl aisle: everything was pink, with only one objective , to teach girls to dream of becoming princesses. With her Engineering diploma of Stanford and an eye for business, she …

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PHASE 0 | The script is done! A new stage begins!

After the last three weeks talking about the ANIMARTINI project, it´s time to start getting our hands dirty. In the article ANIMARTINI | Part 5: “WHEN” I wrote more about ANIMARTINI´s goals and deadlines. To be able to deliver our first short film in July 2015, amongst so many goals, we needed the script by …

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ANIMARTINI | Part 7: “WHY”

“Most of my life I have done what I wanted to do. I have had fun on the job. (…) When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.” — Walt Disney To end this series os posts about the ANIMARTINI project, comes maybe the most important question: why? …

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ANIMARTINI | Part 4: “WHERE”

“GLOBAL!” — Andreas Blazoudakis It may sound cliché, and it is, but it´s the truth: internet has helped people get closer together. Yes, I know that most just use it for sharing cute LOLcats and play online (and yeah, porn) but the world wide web allows so much more than those. Information, experience and collaboration …

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ANIMARTINI | Part 3: “HOW”

“When we consider a project, we really study it–not just the surface idea, but everything about it. And when we go into that new project, we believe in it all the way. We have confidence in our ability to do it right. And we work hard to do the best possible job.” — Walt Disney …

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ANIMARTINI | Part 1: “WHAT”

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney To tell amazing stories through animation, produced with the highest quality by the best people, and having an amazing time during the process. This is the mission of ANIMARTINI. But what kind of animation? What is the format? TV series? Short films? Feature …