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Interview with the Shiflett Brothers

"Total comic book geeks at heart. We’ve always called ourselves "Comic Book Sculptors" as opposed to something more pretentious," says Jarrod Shiflett in his interview with his brother Brandon.


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Interview with Josh Nizzi

The Gnomon Workshop had the pleasure of producing a tutorial with Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen artist Josh Nizzi. We thought it would be great to find out a bit more about him and share his story with you.


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Interview with Alex Oliver

 Alex recently moved from Brazil to Irvine, California, where he works as a senior character modeler for Blizzard Entertainment. He's also freelanced for National Geographic, Discovery Channel and Gentle Giant Studios. We look forward to checking out what he has planned for us.


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Interview with Kevin Hudson

Kevin Hudson has worked at Sony Pictures Imageworks for 10 years, contributing to such films as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Stuart Little, Stuart Little 2, Contact, Anaconda, James and the Giant Peach, The Polar Express, and the Academy Award winning animated short film, The ChubbChubbs. Before the Digital Age, Kevin created traditional effects for over eight years, working on many films including Star Trek 6, Predator 2, Edward Scissorhands, Addams Family, Darkman, Batman Returns and Congo.


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Interview with Derek Thompson

My name is Derrick Thompson, I am a story artist here at Pixar. I have worked for over 14 years in videogames, comic books, feature films and illustration. While I am currently at Pixar, I have worked for a number of other studios and clients including Dark Horse Comics, Rhythm and Hues, Electronic Arts, Giant Killer Robots and a number of smaller boutique type studios. I have freelanced for a number of years but I also have been a fulltime employee. For the last 3 years I have been working on one film here at Pixar and that is Wall.E which is coming out this summer...


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Interview with Ben Neall

Ben Neall received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chico State University, with a major in Painting and Drawing. With a background in traditional art, Ben started his career in texturing at Luma Pictures, and has been Lead Texture Artist at Luma since 2005. In this position he has worked on many projects, including City of Ember, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, No Country for Old Men, and Underworld: Evolution.


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