Have you ever wanted to learn the proper way to animate? Alan shows you many of the principles that animators had to learn during the earliest days of cinema.

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Paul Jenkins has been hard at work on his short film POLAR, which came out today. The quality of his puppets, sets and animaiton is very high and are as good as any big studio. Click here to take a look. He also has a blog which features some of his other animations, tests and photos of his in-progress models. You can see it all at http://pauljenkinsanimation.blogspot.com.

"Wow! is an animated short film by Cameron & Emma Foxly, that is currently in preproduction. It is a nights and weekends passion project for the us, featuring traditional 2D animation by Cameron, composited into physical sets made by Emma. The project is likely to take a substantial amount of time, so this blog is a place for us to post progress as we create the world and learn how to fabricate tiny things, to explain to our friends why we spend so much time holed-up crafting, and to keep us excited about the work we’re doing."

If you'd like to check out the official blog you can do so by clicking here. If you'd like to check out their Instagram page (there are videos and photos) click here. You can watch a sample of their animation on Vimeo right over here.

Eric Urban is founder of Lub Blub, an indie videogame and animation studio. He has worked on films such as ParaNorman to Robot Chicken and created his own little company. His goal is to work on making stop motion based video games. From the looks of things he's already making some impressive animations and put together a blog to document his progress. Take a look at his blog and what he has so far by clicking here.

Justin Rasch has been working with the Overwatch team as a CG animator. However Justin is also known to animate on stop motion features at Laika - so they gave him a new job. To make an advertisement video for YouTube to promote the video games 2nd year anniversary.