This week Ben and Ian discuss morphing. But first, Ian brings us the news.
Apple Announces OS X Yosemite. Amazon takes on PayPal with subscription-based payments. All the games from Microsoft’s E3 event. ’Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ trailer teases future of combat: jetpacks and robots. Google may highlight search results dropped due to ‘right to be forgotten’ demands.
Meanwhile, a discussion on animation leads Ben to tell us about the 1931 cartoon Makin’ ‘Em Move, the DVD Makin’ ‘Em Move: Rare behind the scenes footage of vintage animation studios, and and the book CARTOONS: How To Draw ‘Em and Make ‘em Move.
Since E3 is going on, here’s a look at Cuphead, a new game designed to look like an old-timey cartoon.
Speaking of old and video games, GOG Unveils DRM-Free Game Client ‘GOG Galaxy’.
Ian brings us to a discussion on CGTalk, Will 3D ever have the morphing ability of 2D animation? What would it take? Then he shares the video Paperman and the Future of 2D Animation.
Ben compares morphing techniques between CG and hand drawn and tips us to the video Richard Williams animated for a silent film festival.
Lastly there’s a spirited round of movie trivia. Which of our hosts will win this one?