Rise of the Guardians trailer and fandom

Wow it’s been a long time since I’ve posted.  After my last post I worked briefly on Madagascar 3.  I only got a do a small handful of work before I was switched off the show.  A lull in animation work until story rewrites came through meant I was switched over to Rise of the Guardians – a project I wanted to be on since I saw the first few animation tests and heard the story pitch almost a year beforehand.

It worked out really well.  It was supposed to be only a temporary placement for about one month, but I was meshing well enough with the project that they were able to keep me on it for the duration.  8 months later, we’re nearing completion in animation and I couldn’t be more proud of the film.

Here’s the newest trailer:

The movie seems to be catching fire on tumblr.  There’s been quite an uprising of fandom so far for all the characters.  It’s really amazing to see characters I’ve helped create become so adored.  The fans are even writing their own fan fiction already, drawing the characters, dressing like them, and making animated gif’s of every shot in the trailer. It’s quite awesome.

the link below will give you everything on tumblr tagged with ‘rise of the guardians, and it’s constantly updating with lots and lots of content:


I can’t wait for these fans to get to see the movie.  They’re going to LOVE IT.


  1. Been looking forward to this since you mentioned it at iAnimate. Jack frost looks bad ass!

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