Production Journal Entries:
29 Weeks to go! Follow the Animation Direction blog to see where significant milestones were reached in the production of TWO: Animation Director's Notes
November 2007: Animation:Master users join together to render final frames for the TWO movie with the aid of a new custom built webrender utility made available to the A:M Community.
October 2007: Distribution deals are initiated at MIPCOM. International distributors take interest. The 2_03 "final" render is almost 1 gig in size!
September 2007: 'Hack Fest' celebrates 1 year of animating on TWO. After 1 year and almost 80 minutes of principle animation TWO is ready to find distributors. MIPCOM is targeted as an ideal place to get TWO in front of international audiences.
April 2007: Tin Woodman of Oz gets spotlighted in 3D World Magazine while production moves on. Additional characters to be modeled, Loon Sequence started and Lighting and Rendering tests continue.
March 2007: New supporting characters designed, modeled and readied for production.
Link: Female Scarecrow
February 2007: Songs begin to be incorporated into scenes and sequences.
December 2006: Act I moves toward rendering. Lighting of scenes and creation of promotional art continues.
November 2006: Ku Klip’s Workshop basic set completed
Link: Ku Klip’s Workshop
October 24 2006: Texturing Act I
October 4 2006: Hackfest begins!
September 23 2006: The house that Ku Klip built
Link: Ku Klip’s House
September 4 2006: How the Big Trees grow
Link: The road and the Tree
July 31 2006: Yoop’s Castle Interiors take shape
Link: Yoop’s Golden Chamber
June 28 2006: TWO has been in production for 1 year! Time for a Reality Check. 71 pollsters responded. Survey says, "Heck Yeah"!
May 2006: Hash Bash2006
January 28 2006: Tin Castle Interior modeling begins
Link: A Look inside Tin Castle
January 7 2006: More Tree Designs emerge
Link: Trees and Bushes
December 19 2005: Building of the Winkie Village begins
November 23 2005: Updated complete Animatics series from Robert Taylor
November 25 2005: Yoop’s Castle appears
Link: Yoop’s Castle
Link: Creating Tin Woodman
Link: Creating Mrs Yoop
November 7 2005: Added Nimmie Animatics from Robert Taylor
- Implemented a way to track animation stages better.
- Added complete Animatics sequences from Robert Taylor
- Some sketches of the Landscapes added
- Added v5.4 script
- ActI reading of the script in the Narration section.
- Added v6.1 script
October 22 2005: Added Script v5.4
October 17 2005: Added Yoops2 Animatics from Robert Taylor
October 11 2005: Added Yoops1 Animatics from Robert Taylor