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New Year

May you charge into 2014 head on & ready for anything!

Film Festival Prep

April 30, 2013

Still plugging away at both the artistic and business sides of Detecter Pig so we can make the film festival deadlines: we’ll spare you the nonprofit biz details and instead share some concept artwork by one of Legends Animated’s artists, Hung Tai

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Almost At The Finish Line…

February 17, 2013

Lots of creative work happening at Legends Animated as we’re preparing Detecter Pig  for upcoming film festivals; here is a screen shot of one of the scenes:

Pigg vs. Tank

Pigg vs. Tank

Fan Sneak Preview

December 17, 2012

A couple of storyboard panels from Detecter Pig as a hint of what’s to come:

Pigg vs Tank!

Pigg & tank face off

The Power of Cartoons

December 7, 2012

mcgruder_aaron_boondockA lot of us enjoy animation and comics purely for their entertainment value, but sometimes they can also provide different viewpoints that make us pause and think. Just look at TV shows and comic strips like Family Guy and The Boondocks : often times in the midst of the comedy and satire is social commentary on current events.  As mentioned in an earlier post, Shad’s background provides Legends Animated with a great opportunity to do something similar: though of course it will be subtle since Detecter Pig  is essentially a superhero motion comic. In this video from, Patrick Chappatte offers interesting ideas on handling comedy and social commentary in comic strip cartoons, which can translate into the world of animation as well: “cartoons can cross boundaries…and humor is a good way to address serious issues”

Introducing Detecter Pig!

September 27, 2012 — 2 Comments