It may be hard to believe since Book 3 hasn’t even aired yet (SOON!), but we just had the final Korra animatic meeting this afternoon for the Book 4 series finale episode. It’s been bittersweet saying goodbye to so many amazing crew members as their teams have rolled off the production these last few weeks. Pictured here, left to right: Melchior Zwyer (director), Lauren Montgomery (supervising producer), Joaquim Dos Santos (co-executive producer), Ki-Hyun Ryu (supervising producer), me, Owen Sullivan (assistant director), and Mike. In hindsight, I wish we had lined up this shot so it looked like the Mac desktop tiger’s ears were sprouting from Mike’s head.
P.S. Though we had the animatic meeting, that still means there’s a TON of work left to do on Book 4. That is still part of the pre-production process.
Definitely a milestone day in the Korra production. So many great memories, great artists, and great moments ahead. Can’t wait for you all to see what we’ve been working on.
Congratulations to the Korra design team members for taking home the Annie Award for Production Design in TV for Book 2 Chapter 10 “A New Spiritual Age”! From left to right in the top photo, skipping Mike and me: Angela Sung (background design), Christine Bian (prop design), William Nanqing Niu (background design), Emily Tetri (background paint), and Frederic Stewart (background paint). And congratulations to the other designers who worked on this special episode: Sylvia Filcak-Blackwolf (color stylist), Christie Tseng (character design), Angela Song Mueller (character design), and Lauren Zurcher (background paint). Every day I am blown away by their talent, dedication, and enthusiasm, so it is nice to see the animation community recognize their work as well.
So I got my first tattoo! I instantly fell in love with the debut of Raava. I love the Avatar series. Plus the design is beautiful. Once its healed I plan on doing a human Raava cosplay! I’m excited x3 (i plan on posting those pictures)
Happy New Year, everyone! Here are some photos I took of the Korra crew from our various festivities last month, including someone’s birthday, a white elephant gift exchange, and our traditional year-end bowling party––sadly our last one, as we’ll be down to a skeleton crew by December 2014. I am enjoying the company of these great folks between all the work, while it lasts.
Big thanks to the amazing Korra crew! In that last photo, we’re playing Pac-Man Battle Royale, which instantly became my favorite video game ever.