2015-07-19

What Makes It Fun podcast

Posted by Webster Colcord

Around February 2015, while working on Ted 2, I was invited sorta out-of-the-blue to a stranger's house in L.A. to do a podcast interview.  It turned out to be a really fun evening, talking with Joe and Ami about animation, game work, and so on...




What Makes It Fun podcast

2015-07-12

California Raisin restoration

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Finally finished restoring this old California Raisin animation puppet for a collector.  Below is a work-in-progress shot.  Here's a link to the original commercial: Post Raisin Bran "Big Stars"



2015-06-29

Ted 2 photos

Posted by Webster Colcord


Now that the movie is out, I will be posting more pictures from my year on Ted 2.  This is from one particularly interesting day, when the team was called in early to get some temp shots done quickly for a sequence called "Hooker Ted". 

2015-06-07

In the L.A. studio

Posted by Webster Colcord


Working on a couple of small claymation projects for a short while, at my home studio in L.A., before starting on the next big CG project...

2015-05-18

"Hell and Back" release date announced

Posted by Webster Colcord



Just announced - Hell and Back has gotten a distributor and a release date!  I animated on this at Shadow Machine under animation supervisor Misha Klein.  For an additional sequence added later, I was animation supervisor when Misha was unavailable.  It's not often that independent, r-rated, stop-motion animated features get made!  

2015-05-17

Pterodactyls

Posted by Webster Colcord

Detail from a painting I did for my oldest son's 2nd birthday in 1998.

2015-01-29

Ted 2 trailer released!

Posted by Webster Colcord



The trailer for Ted 2 has just been released.  I've been working on this since last June and we still have a lot of work to do.  The movie is coming out this Summer.