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Stairs

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Stairs

Postby skynet » Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:01 pm

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Re: Stairs

Postby tstevens » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:19 pm

Whacky!

Many of the animations from that era have the same type of feel: solitary characters in strange situations that have more philosphical meaning than entertainment value.

I thought the most interesting thing was the end titles. Very similar to the Superman titles done in the 70s with the camera pulling straight back through them. Back in the day, you would lay your text down on the table top and rest the camera almost right on the platten. From there you would pull the camera out to its highest altitude. On this one they probably did the titles as a separate pass and then used it as a matte in the lab.

Kind of cool to see ideas that pre-date where you thought they came from.
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Re: Stairs

Postby skynet » Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:32 pm

Yeah, strange, dark and timeless. I thought the end with the titles was the best part, well, the climax. I was wondering how they did that... interesting stuff.
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