” You know, I love stop-motion. I’ve done almost all the styles of animation: I was a 2D animator. I’ve done cutout animation. I did a CG short a few years ago, ‘Moongirl,’ for young kids. Stop-motion is what I keep coming back to, because it has a primal nature. It can never be perfect. “


” I learned my lesson that in the live-action world, you have to earn the support of people over a very, very long time. And in animation, I already have the support. “


” Just like those little Viewmaster slides, there’s a inherent magic that’s captured in 3D that you can’t get in drawn animation or in CG. “


” Puppets seem like vampires sometimes. They live, and you’re depleted. “


” There’s the animation ghetto of feature films in this country. There’s this flavor at DreamWorks, and Pixar does their own thing, and generally they’re safe. But if you look at Walt Disney’s original films, at the time and in the context, they weren’t safe. They were really dark and troubling. “


” I think that one of the things that I can do is I seem to have the ability to zoom in super tight for very small details, but then jump back for sort of that big picture perspective. And I think that ultimately, that’s one of my strengths, because you have – every detail matters. “


” Stop-motion is sort of twitchy, you can feel the life in it. If we were to remove that completely, there’d be no point in it. “


” There’s always kids who become stop motion animators. I get stuff all the time. They put it on YouTube. It’s exciting to see. “


” Morals always sound like cliches, but usually cliches are based on things that are ultimate truths. Be grateful for what you have, appreciate what’s right there in front of you. “


” Unless you have kids, you actually have no idea what kids are watching on TV these days. “



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You know, I love stop-motion. I
I learned my lesson that in the live-action world, you have to earn the support of people over a very, very long time. And in animation, I already have the support.


Just like those little Viewmaster slides, there
Puppets seem like vampires sometimes. They live, and you
There
I think that one of the things that I can do is I seem to have the ability to zoom in super tight for very small details, but then jump back for sort of that big picture perspective. And I think that ultimately, that
Stop-motion is sort of twitchy, you can feel the life in it. If we were to remove that completely, there
There
Morals always sound like cliches, but usually cliches are based on things that are ultimate truths. Be grateful for what you have, appreciate what
Unless you have kids, you actually have no idea what kids are watching on TV these days.
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