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Tommies Awards 2018: People’s Choice Award Winner

2018_Peoples Choice

WELCOME TO THE 2018 TOMMIES, the Long Winter Studios’ Animation Awards!   The winner of the Long Winter Studios’ 2018 Tommies People’s Choice Award is…Traditions by Mariah Luna! Mariah wins our Grand Prize of 1 Free Year of Long Winter Membership, a $120 gift certificate that gets her our sweet new service with unlimited characters […]

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Tommies Awards 2018: Staff Pick Winner

2018_StaffPicks

WELCOME TO THE 2018 TOMMIES, the Long Winter Studios’ Animation Awards! This year’s Tommies submissions were better than EVER, and we’re grateful you chose Long Winter character rigs to tell your story. We had a blast watching the sweet animations our amazing users submitted (check out the 2018 People’s Choice Award winner). This year, all […]

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Enter the 3rd Annual Tommie Awards!

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It’s that time of year again…the 3rd Annual Long Winter Studios Tommie Awards! We are celebrating awards season by handing out some sweet recognition (and prizes!) for the best videos made with our characters. We accept entries starting today until February 23, so read the rules and enter below! HOW IT STARTED In 2016 we […]

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Exclusive: How we made the “Wall of Death” short film for Autodesk Maya

Wall of Death screenshot

We are incredibly proud to announce Autodesk Maya’s release of our “Wall of Death” film, created in partnership with Rockstar to showcase Maya’s 2018 update features. For this project, Long Winter had the privilege of pitching and designing the entire film, from concept to final footage. The main character, Grizz, riffs off an internally developed […]

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Check out these new animation videos with our characters

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One of the best parts of our job is seeing killer animation with our character rigs. We make the awesome rigs but you animators bring them to life! If you have some sweet shots with our latest Crash 3.0 characters or any of our other rigs, share ’em if you’ve got ’em! Email us with […]

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We are giving away our very first free character

Big_03

We have big news! Our very first FREE character rig from Long Winter Studios is coming out next week, along with five new characters! Meet Big, one of our shiny new crash characters. We have spent all year working furiously to get fresh new character rigs ready for you to animate. Hopefully you’ve seen Stompasaurus, […]

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Tommies 2017: Daniel Quintero creates smooth, natural animation in “Acting Exercise”

Acting

This year’s Tommies Awards entries were better than ever. Our members have brought our Long Winter character rigs to life and we are psyched to see the inspiration and creativity from such a diverse community. Our winners received a ton of great prizes (including free memberships to our new service with unlimited access to 38+ […]

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Tommies 2017: Anton Kozlovskyi pushes extreme motion in “Dr. Emmet Braun”

Emmet

This year’s Tommies Awards entries were better than ever. Our members have brought our Long Winter character rigs to life and we are psyched to see the inspiration and creativity from such a diverse community. Our winners received a ton of great prizes (including free memberships to our new service with unlimited access to 38+ […]

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Tommies 2017: Genuine creepiness in “Sleaze Ball” by Don Dixon

Sleeeeeeeze

This year’s Tommies Awards entries were better than ever. Our members have brought our Long Winter character rigs to life and we are psyched to see the inspiration and creativity from such a diverse community. Our winners received a ton of great prizes (including free memberships to our new service with unlimited access to 38+ […]

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Tommies 2017: It’s all about acting in “Connection” by Amjad Afifah

Connection

It was tough to choose the winners of our 2017 Tommies Awards because submissions this year were better than ever. Our members have brought our Long Winter character rigs to life and we are psyched to see so much inspiration and creativity from our diverse community. Our winners received a ton of great prizes (including […]

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Tommies Awards 2017: People’s Choice Award Winner

Tommies People's Choice Winner 2017

WELCOME TO THE 2017 TOMMIES, the Long Winter Studios’ Animation Awards!   The winner of the Long Winter Studios’ 2017 Tommies People’s Choice Award is…Connection by Amjad Afifah! Amjad wins our Grand Prize of 1 Free Year of Long Winter Membership, a $120 gift certificate that gets him our sweet new service with unlimited characters […]

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Tommies Awards 2017: Staff Pick Winners

Tommies Staff Pick Winners 2017

WELCOME TO THE 2017 TOMMIES, the Long Winter Studios’ Animation Awards! This year’s Tommies submissions were better than EVER, and we’re grateful you chose Long Winter character rigs to tell your story. We had a blast watching the sweet animations our amazing users submitted (check out the 2017 People’s Choice Award winner). All of our […]

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Enter the 2nd Annual Tommie Awards!

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It’s that time of year again…the 2nd Annual Long Winter Studio Tommie Awards! We are celebrating awards season by handing out some sweet recognition (and prizes!) for the best videos made with our characters. We accept entries starting today until February 17, so read the rules and enter below! During 2016 we saw all the […]

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Day 11: The nuts and bolts of how membership works

Membership

Today we’re going to break down how individual users can expect to use our new service, with video walk-throughs by our CEO, Andrew Conroy. Day 11: The nuts and bolts of how membership works In this video, we cover how to access your downloadable files via our website as well as go over the information […]

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Day 9: Super simple, point-and-click install in Maya

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It’s almost Christmas and we’re feeling that holiday spirit! Loads of new characters, $10/month. We’re all thinking the same thing: where’s the catch? Is it going to be a pain to use? Here’s the trick. We’ve all dealt with characters that come with “required” tools. Nothing sucks more than being locked out of your file […]

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