A Lovecraft Dream

Beautifully animated 2009 short, A Lovecraft Dream by Leonardo Manna (music/sound) and Michele Botticelli (animation). It looks at first as if it was done with paper and string, but — looking at the too-flexible waves on the sea — I suspect scanned drawings and After Effects…

Carrara 7 Pro for free – with the latest 3D World mag

If you were happy with the give-away of Carrara 6 Pro on a magazine cover-disc earlier in the year, you’ll be happy to know that the very latest edition of the UK’s 3D World magazine (#133, just going on sale now) has…

“Carrara 7 Pro – full software worth $549”

… on the cover-disc. If it’s like the last release, it’ll be the full retail version. Not only that, but also a free lipsync tool for Carrara…

“Mimic Pro for Carrara – as sold for $99”

And even a free set of 176 ‘realism’ shaders for Carrara 7…

“DigitalPainters Shaders Vol II – as sold for $12”

Animidiot

A classic idiot-ad from New York…

“We are looking for a Flash Animator to finish a project for 500 of Flash short films; each film is about 2~3 minutes long. The films are about lovely & cute characters’ cartoon. Pay $20 / per film, which is 500 films x $20 = $10,000. Thanks. City, State: New York, NY. Salary: $10,000. Duration: 2-3 months.

So that’s… 720 hours even if you work 60 hours a week. Each short can only take you about an hour and half from start to finish. Yeah…. I don’t think even iClone users can work that fast.