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Archive for June, 2012

29
Jun

Hair Today, Gone to Lunch

Written by:  Matthew Perrin
Resident Ghost Writer

 

As previously noted, we at Ghost Productions command certain secrets of immortality.  One of the many benefits of those secrets is the ability to grow “long in the tooth” while still retaining a full and functional set of them.  And what better way to celebrate our ever-lengthening lives than by shortening our workday and sharpening our ivories for an occasional birthday banquet?  Experience yields us no better alternative.  So we’ve stopped seeking alternatives—replacing freedom of festivity with freedom of feast!  Gho Pro animator Jas Bajric was our most recent feast master.  This Yugoslavia-born Canadian-turned-Minnesotan vis-wiz commonly prefers: his playlists filled with European trance, his garage housing a Dodge Viper, and his plate filled with grilled meat.  Not surprisingly, he chose to stage his lunchtime birthday break at the Minnesota-based BBQ house Famous Dave’s. Read moreRead more

22
Jun

Project Aesop

Written by:  Matthew Perrin
Resident Ghost Writer

 

This blog post is relatively brief but significantly educational—two beneficial features that commonly characterize medical animation.  In fact, we might go so far as to call this blog post a Public Service Announcement.  Okay, we won’t go that far but we do consider this an important announcement aimed at raising public awareness.  So what’s the big news?  Project Aesop has been released to the public!  Before you start scratching your head and asking: “What is Proj-?” read a little further.  We anticipated your question and answering it is one goal of this blog post. Read moreRead more

14
Jun

POrtal: Viral Velocity

…for immediate release…

St. Paul, MN – June 11th, 2012 was a typical Monday at the office of Ghost Productions.  But once business hours ended, and employees trickled out the door, something phenomenal occurred.  After more than a year in development—involving countless hours of tinkering with software, recording and editing scenes, and testing the limits of individual imagination—a concept was realized, a vision was unveiled, and several portals were opened.  On this otherwise quiet evening, our Lead Compositor Jason Craft posted a three-and-a-half minute video to the hosting service Vimeo… Read moreRead more

5
Jun

Oh SNaP! A Video – Part II

Written by:  Matthew Perrin
Resident Ghost Writer

 

Come one, come all.  For those readers just joining us, welcome!  We begin this post by returning to our previous week’s discussion of the technical travails involved in our recent SNaP character project.  But before we do so, let’s give that video another view…

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