Ramona Pringle

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    Welcome To The ‘Making Of’ Avatar Secrets

    Mar 17, 2014 1:26pm | by Julie Giles

    Welcome to the ‘making-of’ Avatar Secrets, an exclusive look behind-the-scenes for subscribers to our e-newsletter. For the next six months, we’ll follow the creative team through the final production stages to the launch of this ground-breaking interactive documentary. By sharing the animatic renders, character sketches, illustrations and storyboards that provide the artistic foundation of the […]

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    The Future of the Graphic Novel, Pages Festival + Conference

    Mar 12, 2014 3:50pm | by Julie Giles

    Writer/director, Ramona Pringle will be part of a panel on ‘The Future of the Graphic Novel’, during the 2014 Pages Festival + Conference. Theme for the three day event is UNBOUND: Exploring the Evolving Word. Conference events are held at the Tranzac Club, Toronto. ‘The Future of the Graphic Novel’ looks at a rare growth […]

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    The Fountain Scene: Q&A With The Creative Team – Ramona Pringle, Michaele Jordana & Olney Atwell

    Feb 5, 2014 9:00am | by Julie Giles

    In this instalment of Avatar Secrets ‘Making Of’, we’re examining one of the first scenes to be rendered in full — The Fountain Scene. The scene begins with a live action sequence of Ramona in her room and quickly morphs into an elaborate animated landscape as the viewer transitions from the real into the virtual […]

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    In Conversation With Illustrator Michael Derrah

    Feb 5, 2014 8:55am | by Julie Giles

    Director Ramona Pringle chatted with Avatar Secrets illustrator Michael Derrah about developing the project’s hand-drawn style and a “2.5D” feeling of depth, created out of flat assets. They talk about how the Fountain Scene —  the first scene that was rendered for the project’s prototype came to life, and how Mike worked with the rest […]

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    The Town Square And The Fountain: A Gathering Point For Community

    Jan 29, 2014 11:01am | by Ramona Pringle

    This scene isn’t the first scene in Avatar Secrets. It’s not even the first chapter. It’s Chapter three, Scene two. But it was what I chose to build out when we started creating a prototype of how this project would look and feel. This scene was pivotal for a few reasons. First, it marks the […]

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    Modern Cities and the Quest for Community

    Dec 11, 2013 5:04pm | by Marie Alcober

    When the Internet was invented, everyone assumed people would move out to the country. After all, given the choice to communicate remotely and do business from anywhere, who wouldn’t want to live in the countryside with acres of rolling hills and babbling brooks? In its infancy, the Internet posed a threat to community. The thinking […]

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    Press Release: Avatar Secrets: An Interactive Documentary for the iPad

    Sep 26, 2013 10:30am | by admin

    Social Media Week will provide the backdrop later today for the premiere of the trailer to Avatar Secrets, a groundbreaking POV documentary for the iPad written, directed and produced by Ramona Pringle.