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steveb

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« : 11-20-2006 00:55 »

Has anyone else watched the Animatics (added extra) on Disc 1 for The Simpsons Season 8?

Matt Groening draws Leela over the Simpsons episode. It's only brief, but a bit of trivia I thought I'd pass on.
Writer unit32

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« #1 : 11-20-2006 01:25 »

Errrrr,Steveb...Did you see anything else than The General Discussion?
steveb

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« #2 : 11-20-2006 01:51 »

Sorry? Is this discussed elsewhere? Are you suggesting this is the wrong place for this topic?
Writer unit32

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« #3 : 11-20-2006 01:54 »

WeelI actually dont know...Maybe here
Arockalypse

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« #4 : 11-20-2006 02:17 »

Sorry,Steve,Writer is malfunctioning again.The topic should be here.Can you give us some screencaps?
steveb

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« #5 : 11-20-2006 02:29 »

No problem, Arockalypse. I'm relatively new to forums so everything will be in full length  :)

Basically, the the extra on the disc 1 for Season 8 is an animatic for Treehouse of Horror 7 titled "A bit from the Animators". Mike Anderson (Director), Matt G. and others provide commentary for the animatic and "doodle" on the drawing tablet, which appear over the top of the animatic.
I'm new to all this forum stuff. Could you tell me how to post images? or can I send them to you for posting? Cheers.
Arockalypse

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« #6 : 11-20-2006 02:40 »

First, you upload the images at a site like  http://www.imageshack.us
Then,you give us the link for the image or use the "picture" tag.
steveb

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« #7 : 11-20-2006 02:45 »
« : 11-20-2006 02:45 »

Struth, I hope this works!!

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Arockalypse

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« #8 : 11-20-2006 02:47 »

Hey,I never realized Leela has anything in common with those weird-ass aliens!
steveb

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« #9 : 11-20-2006 02:52 »

Yay, it works, The first is not Leela (obviously), It's Mike Anderson writing his name as he introduces himself.. MG mumbles "I've never been able to figure out how to draw Leela" as he actually draws her. Look it's not much but I love extras and commentary tracks on DVD's, so this little find brought a smile to my face.

yeah, I don't really know where the inspiration for Leela originated. Maybe someone else out there knows? (Maybe it's on a commentary track on the futurama DVDs?
PazuzuJr

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« #10 : 11-20-2006 09:56 »

I don't own the simpsons DVDs - whats the anamatic??
steveb

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« #11 : 11-20-2006 13:52 »

An animatic is like a hand-drawn, black/white rough draft of the episode, mostly 2-3 frames per second on average. Are there animatics on the Futurama discs? I'll have to check. Over the top of most animatics is a commentary from Matt G., directors, writers etc., talking about how the process is done. They're interesting but you don't watch them every day.
Writer unit32

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« #12 : 11-20-2006 14:03 »

 
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Originally posted by steveb:
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Don you meen writer units?

 
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Originally posted by Arockalypse:
Sorry,Steve,Writer is malfunctioning again.

Be careful,Apocalypse,the last time I was really malfunctioning,I only made long answers in the 'Answers,Questions,Forthwith!' thread.You don't want that to happen again do you?
FENIX

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« #13 : 11-21-2006 07:29 »

*Pokes AROCKALYPSE*

*whispers* Shhh, if he goes off on a writing spree again, we're all doomed.

Cheers for that lil bit o knowledge there SteveB, there have been a few crossover kinda things in the simpsons, like that rock face that Bart destroys after some guy jumped off it to his death screeming "Why did they cancel Futurama... whhyyyyyyy"
PazuzuJr

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« #14 : 11-21-2006 15:04 »

Oh yeah - hits self on head - *ouch* - they do have um no the futurama dvds mainly as easter eggs.
Tim B

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« #15 : 11-21-2006 15:48 »

 
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Originally posted by steveb:Are there animatics on the Futurama discs?

There's at least one; for Obsoletely Fabulous.
robertojamison

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« #16 : 12-18-2006 21:38 »

Thats a really great find!
Actor-mo-tron

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« #17 : 12-18-2006 21:47 »

There are also animatics for why must I be a crustacean in love?, Space pilot 3000, probably more too
ivan_fry

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« #18 : 12-18-2006 22:30 »

I could swear there was also another "Bit From The Animators" on either Season 6 or 7 when Matt drew a Futurama character as well...I'm not completely sure though.
PazuzuJr

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« #19 : 12-19-2006 08:28 »

on futurama dvds it's just the rough stories - hw are there othe pictures on the simpsons?
Nicky boy

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« #20 : 12-20-2006 09:02 »

i have season 8 of simpsons. thanks 4 telling me
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