Sunday, 17 February 2019

Stepping into ILM LucasFilm

Feb 16, 2019: Very fortunate to be given a tour at ILM LucasFilm today.

Friday, 1 February 2019

Staff Meeting

Our meeting room now fits our entire staff and more!
It's good news for more expansion as our work makes more progress.
Will you be joining this big and crazy team of experts, dreamers and creators?

Welcome, Eric and Julia!

Eric and Julia Lewald was first engaged as our show runner for the series. (They are two members of the creative force behind the animated X-Men series of the ’90s.
From stranger we became good friends. They are like family to us and the parents of the Dream Defenders.
Now they are the Writers and Story Consultant for our movie Dream Defenders the Origins. We are very grateful that they have come all the way from LA to help us. What they have done it’s beyond their job. A big thank you.

Welcome Lunch

23rd Jan 2019 - Welcome lunch for our US consultant. Eric and Julia (Writers), Morgan Kelly (Head of Layout), Paul Chung (Director), Ang Chwee Hock (VP Productions), James Phang and Nhi Le (Production Manager)

Industry Veterans

Industry veterans and pioneers from PDI DreamWorks. Paul Chung (Our Director), Tim Cheung and Raman Hui.
Thanks to Paul, I have the chance to meet both Tim and Raman. It’s inspiring to hear their story of early PDI DreamWorks. Hope someday we can work with them to bring this spirit back. HK should be very proud of them.
Tim was the head of animation at DreamWorks for 12 yrs. He later became VP of Animation of Imagi HK. Then became Executive Advisor of CGCG. He is also the founder of Primal Animation Studios.
Raman joined DreamWorks in 1989. In 2007, he co directed Shrek the third. In 2015 and 2018 he directed the China box office hit Monster Hunt 1 and 2. Both films hit China box office going beyond USD$300M each.

Morgan Kelly

We are very grateful that Morgan Kelly is here to train and guide our team for the Layout process of our Dream Defenders Movie. As you know, Cinematography is extremely important to the movie. Before coming to Singapore, Morgan was working at The Third Floor as a Previz Artist/Shot Creator for the Games of Thrones Season 8. In the past, he also came to assist us as a consultant on Ben 10 Destroy All Aliens. It’s really exciting that some of our best friends in the industry came to help us. They bring together their rich industry experience and our crew is so fortunate to learn so much from them.
Morgan Kelly is an animation supervisor, pre-vis artist, instructor and lecturer with more than 15 years of experience in the industry. He has worked and supervised on some of the most popular projects around the world, and has credits in 17 animation projects.
Morgan graduated from CalArts (California Institute of Arts) and started his career in DreamWorks, where he worked on movies such as such as “How to Train Your Dragon”, “Madagascar”, “Shrek” and Megamind.
Other notable works include Cartoon Network's award winning "Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens" as CG Animation Consultant, Disney's “Zootopia”, “Moana”, and “Ralph Breaks the Internet”, HBO's “Game of Thrones” as previs and shot creator, as well as Blizzard's “Overwatch” cinematic trailer and ReelFX's “Book of Life”.
Kelly has also taught in Animation Mentor, the award winning online animation school, as well as CalArts and for other training programs around the world.

Recording Voice Talent

Guided Track Recording for the Dream Defenders Origins Movie. We are very fortunate to be able to work with SDI media HK and some of the original Dream Defenders voice talents again. The voice talents at SDI media are really talented and passionate. They brought life to the characters.