Back to School


Personal, Video

My cryptic post from mid-March may have been a bit of a clue, and my last post was an acknowledgement of shifting priorities. A lot’s changed. And, if it wasn’t clear, I’m going back to school. Bye Bye Blue Skies I’m not at Blue Sky anymore. I haven’t been for three and a half months, […]

August 11, 2018

March 2017


Recap

I’ve never worked more OT than I have in the last few weeks. I’m talking almost every lunch hour as well as after hours. But it’s bee worth it. Check out the trailer to the film I’ve primarily been working on: Trailer day is always pretty fun at the studio. There’s no fanfare or anything, […]

April 1, 2017

Top 5 Animated Films of 2016


Animation, Recap, Review

In 2015, I tracked my media consumption on a page on my blog, but then never did anything with it. Earlier in 2016, much like I adopted GoodReads to track my books, I created an account on LetterBoxd to track films, and my oh my, how much easier it is. I’m not sure why I […]

January 25, 2017

Tech Inspiration in Seattle


Animation, Inspiration, Travel

I visited Seattle, Washington the first weekend of September, where my good friend moved. This is the third summer in a row where I made this trip, with the last two occurring after the SIGGRAPH conference. Despite not attending this year, my northwest adventure more than made up for my absence in LA. Have you ever […]

September 19, 2015

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet @ the NYICFF


Animation, Review, Travel

Towards the end of March, I had the privilege of attending the US premiere of the 2015 animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet at the New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF). The screening took place at the SVA Theatre on 23rd street, which gave me a chance to stop in and visit SVA, where I am […]

April 8, 2015

Bill Plympton @ Blue Sky Studios


Animation, Inspiration

NYC-based independent animator Bill Plympton visited Blue Sky Studios! This actually wasn’t my first time seeing Bill Plympton talk. He’s visited my department at SVA a number of times, was on a panel I saw a while ago organized by The Academy and the Society of Illustrators, and I tend to bump into him at NYC […]

April 6, 2015