How Art Works: Computer Animation


Saturday, November 06, 2004

(Vancouver Film School/Flickr)

Animators often describe themselves as actors with pencils but in the digital age, many top animators are trading in their pencils and erasers for keyboards and electronic mice. James Baxter, the animator who brought to life Belle in Disney’s Beauty in the Beast, spoke with Eric Molinsky about his method of acting and the adjustment he had to make as a computer animator on Shrek 2.


James Baxter

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Eric Molinsky

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