Recap of the Live Meeting with Michal Makarewicz, Pixar Animator
Did you miss out on the live meeting with Michal Makarewicz, former 20-year award-winning Pixar animator? No worries, here’s a recap of what you missed.
Michal shared his knowledge and showed us sequences from his animations in Pixar movies. He explained the differences between the classic Pose to Pose method and the powerful Layered Method he uses every day. With the Layered Method, animators can focus on the energy and timing of the shot, allowing them to work faster and more efficiently.
During the live meeting, Michal showcased his work on a shot from Finding Nemo, where he blocked out Dory using only about 10-12 parameters, and completed a good blocking in less than 1 hour. This method enables animators to concentrate their attention on just a few parameters, making the animation process faster than ever before.
The live meeting was a fantastic opportunity to learn from one of the best in the animation industry. Michal shared his insights and experiences from his 20 years at Pixar, which is invaluable for anyone interested in animation.
In conclusion, the live meeting with Michal Makarewicz was an incredible experience that provided valuable insights for Pixar animation enthusiasts. The Layered Method he uses in his animation process is a powerful tool for animators, making the work faster and more efficient.
Don’t worry if you missed the live meeting, as the knowledge shared are explained in detail in our course. Keep an eye out for future meetings to learn more from the animation industry’s finest.