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Show 025 – James Baxter, Part Three

Show 025 – James Baxter, Part Three

“It’s still really intriguing for me to see the trick happen, to see things come to life. That has not got boring.” The interview concludes with part three as James Baxter talks about learning from the old masters, what inspires him, and his experiences on films from Beauty and the Beast through Madagascar. James was [...]

Show 024 – James Baxter, Part Two

Show 024 – James Baxter, Part Two

“That’s probably the hardest part, I think, is to be able to capture that lightening in a bottle and, you know, to be able to take that moment of inspiration and for the next week or two weeks maintain that spontaneity.” Part two of the interview continues with James Baxter, supervising animator of Belle, Rafiki, [...]

Show 023 – James Baxter, Part One

Show 023 – James Baxter, Part One

“I think the thing that came to me quickest was probably the understanding of how things move… It took me a lot longer to try and conquer things like good communication and character and drawing and expressions and acting and the really important stuff.” James Baxter is one of the most talented animators working today. [...]