Just a quick note to let everyone
know where I'm at with the film.
Those who have a subscription to The Secret Production Blog have been following my progress
and it's been great sharing that experience. For those who do not, here's the
I've been working tirelessly
since early February, seldom taking even weekends off, but the hard work is
paying off. I have now completed over two and a half minutes of full color
animation. Combined with the thirty seconds that I did previous to launching
the campaign (which I've also reworked), I now have over three minutes of completed color animation! I've
been getting a lot of great comments on the blog and I'm motivated to produce
the most beautiful and entertaining piece of animation that I possibly can.
There won't be a problem meeting
the October deadline for the delivery of the completed 4-minute short (5+ minutes if you
include the credits), however, I probably won't release the film until that time
as I want to keep refining
every aspect of it as much as I can before unleashing it to the world.
We've had some requests from
people wanting to order more books and prints. We've now re-opened our
web store and are offering most of the items that were on the Kickstarter
as well as other goodies. We had a glitch with our cart buttons for a short
while, but it's all fixed, now. For more details, visit our main website at http://www.gagneint.com/.
In a few weeks, I will probably
start working on a commission for an abstract animated film. The reason is
two-fold. Firstly, I really enjoy doing abstract animation and any excuse is a
good one. Secondly, I haven't had any income since Kickstarter, last
October, and some extra money would really help. In any case, whether this
project happens or not, I will respect my schedule of delivering the first four
minutes of animation of The
Saga of Rex by
October, as promised.