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How do Disney (and other) animators animate the sea?

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June 16, 2019 / By Angelique
Question: I was stunned by the incredible animation of the ocean in Moana. How do they do it? I suppose it's almost impossible to do that "frame by frame" or anything like that? Or is it? (Digital obviously, but I mean more like, can it be done with "conventional" cgi software :p )
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William William | 3 days ago
In Maya there are "engines" which would be like plugins in some programs. There are physics engines, which do things like wheels and axles and more. There is hair and there are particles. Particles are smoke, dust and anything that has many small parts. Certain crowd scenes are actually done with the particle generator. And there is fluids and probably more, I'm not up to date with it. These are certain problems that needed to be solved, people figured them out and they became add-ons. It's probably still there - years ago we watched Monsters Inc on DVD and a bonus feature was behind the scenes at Pixar. That was fascinating enough but much of it is how they dealt with hair in ways important to the film.
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William Originally Answered: i was doing some research on Disney world and i came across a school that Disney provides people to attend?
Are you talking about the Walt Disney World CareerStart Program? I've been doing research about careers at Walt Disney World because it's my dream to work there someday and I recently came across the Walt Disney World CareerStart Program website. I think this must be what you're talking about... they have apartments for the students who are accepted, you take classes and receive credits that certain colleges will accept, and they assign you a job on property, and you become a Walt Disney World Cast Member. They're accepting applications for the next Program which is to begin at the end of January. I've already filled out the application, I'm just waiting for a letter of recommendation to send along with it. Here's the link to the website... http://disney.go.com/disneycareers/caree... It looks like really great program. They offer housing (of course, you have to pay, and they'll deduct your rent from your paychecks so you don't have to worry about making payments yourself and on time. You get all the benefits of a Walt Disney World Cast Member, such as free admission into any of the parks and discounts on accomodations, park tickets, and dining for yourself, family, and friends.
William Originally Answered: i was doing some research on Disney world and i came across a school that Disney provides people to attend?
All of the resorts have transportation to and from the parks and downtown Disney. You can also use the monorail to get to and from Epcot, MK, the Polynesian, Contemporary, and Grand Floridian Resorts. Technically, you could get to any resort by bus from any hotel - it might not be easy though. You would have to go from your hotel to a place where all of the buses are such as a park or the TTC and then get on that resort's bus. This would take a while and I'm not sure why you would want to waste the time - but it is possible. Another option is to take a cab one or two times.

Sean Sean
The game Monument Valley has some beautiful low-poly animation of sea which is very effective. https://uk.pinterest.com/pin/41088316597... https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/ori... Very simple in appearance which should be adaptable to a longish cycle in animation.
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Neely Neely
10/10 they must have used Realflow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGQ2n0QCfA4 It's confusing to even theorise, but they animated the movie using Autodesk Maya. As for the water, they animated a scene and then imported (transferred) it into Realflow, and in Realflow they added the water.
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Neely Originally Answered: I want to get on Disney Channel because they offer a lot. What is the address in for Disney Channel auditions?
Wow, that's a big bold move and I really like your style of doing head-on. Before you can do all this stuff: 1) make sure you can get at least a 8x10 glossy photo shot of yourself shot by a professional photographer to go along with an resume if your going for an audtion (your resume should include your best skills, as well as your profile, acting skills, etc.) 2) finding a legitimate agent is easier because most agency is operated by a unions agreement. It's much easier to find audition if you sign up with an agency, which you can look up at the American Federation of Television and Radio Artist (www.aftra.org) or Screen Actors Guild (www.sag.org/ for film) 3) Once you find your choice, submit a package of materials to an agent of your choice. All submissions should be sent out in a plain manila envelope and include a brief cover letter with your contact information, stating the purpose and contents of your submission. Keep it simple, clean and professional. 4) If the agency contact you for a pitch, make sure your prepare to present yourself as a person, like doing a pratice run of your speech to an audience, like your parents. If you're an actor or singer, your pitch should be a monologue or song you've memorized and prepared to perform confidently and competently for the agent. 5) Always remember that if you pick an agent, make sure he or she shares the same artistic view of your career and they get the 10% share of your pay, since there working on commision. I talk to an agent about the business and it's true that agents are looking for new people who are outgoing and willing to commit to the business. The truth is that agents are desperately looking for new talents everyday because if they don't have clients to agree with them, then there out of the business just like THAT. Their reputation depends on the quality and the amount of clients they represent. So don't feel bad if one agency doesn't want you because there hundreds more that are looking for you. All you have to do is follow these tips. Hope this helps. By the way, you can look up an ad at a local newspaper or the classified on the Internet for the info. Most of the filming for Disney Channel shows are filmed in Hollywood, like the Suite Life with Zack and Cody and That So Raven, which is ironically filmed at the same location. (High School Musical is film in Utah).

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