After many requests, Animation Insider is proud to begin a new feature on our site in the form of audio interviews for artists! In collaboration with Reel FX, we are very pleased to roll out the first of three exclusive interviews with animators from the new Relativity Media/Reel FX film Free Birds which opens nationwide in theatres today! First up, our own Tony Copolillo interviews Jeff Biancalana; Head of Story on the film. Enjoy!
More about Relativity Media/ Reel FX’s Free Birds:
[video src="http://www.animationinsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/FB_MeetTheFlock_OwenWoody_101-Broadband-High.mp4" /] Relativity Media and Reel FX Animation Studios, are pleased to announce that FREE BIRDS is now playing in theaters nationwide! Directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!), this new animated buddy comedy features a hilarious all-star cast lead by Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson and Amy Poehler. Wilson and Harrelson play two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks who must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history— and get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu for good.
More about Tony Copolillo: Tony is a Los Angeles-based artist / photographer / illustrator working in digital and traditional formats with over 20 years experience in motion picture advertising as a photo illustrator and compositor. You can head on over to siopio.com to check out some of his 3D training tutorials and other fun projects, and you can also hear him do a semi-weekly podcast at thenowwhatshow.com