Dept. of DIY: Want to build your own 3D Scanner?

July 26th, 2010

We´ve given it a try and now you can as well. See what we’ve built during the production of “The Gruffalo”:

All you need is a beamer and a digital camera and this neat little software Florian Schreck programmed for us. See how it works:

You can download the programme and the source code here .There’s also a rudimentary instruction included.

Beast wins at Mundos Digitales!

July 14th, 2010

We’re very happy to hear that Johannes Weiland’s and Uwe Heidschoetter’s “The Little Boy and the Beast” has been awarded as “Best Animation / Short Film” at Mundos Digitales in A Coruña, Spain.

Monster Tale in Digital Production

July 5th, 2010

A moment ago, we opened the June issue of Digital Production to find this very lavish spread on “The Gruffalo”. Something for the blog.

Gruffalo comes in second at Palm Springs.

July 5th, 2010

“The Gruffalo” was voted runner up for the Audience Award at this year’s Palm Springs International Short Film Festival. We’re very happy that the film was well received.