Monday, April 27, 2009

Behind the Scenes: Interns!

Hello, world.

This is Steve, a current all-purpose animation intern at Moving Box Studios. My creative director Chris Davidson wants to give you all some insight into what us interns actually do (i.e. not watch cartoons all day), so here's some insider info.

I had my hands on the pilot episode of Java, correcting colors and whatnot. Java refused to "pop" against the background in his drab duds. We can't have our title character blending into the background, so I created a bunch of alternative palettes. I consulted with Chris on what the final color choice should be, and after picking it, I went to town in Adobe Flash changing each instance of Java to the new palette by Cmd + I'ing and Cmd + K'ing everything into submission. Repetitive? Eh, maybe, but it seriously helps develop an eye for color, attention to detail, and, well, using Flash in general. Java will be coming to your screen this summer... so I better hop to it.

That's all for now. Cheers!


bakar said...

While moving is not so painful, it is the thought of loading furniture and organizing things in boxes for the move that gives us a degree of stress and anxiety. Budget friendly people go to the nearest grocery store to pick up used cartons while those conscious of the way they look and appear buy the moving boxes for a more professional looking move. If you are smart, you will know how to get new and free moving boxes.

Alex Gray Belzer said...


Steve, you are a card. I love Joker Java.

BTWs, apparently you guys got spammed from bakar there.