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Feature animation editor. Recently associate editor on Spider-Verse. Tries to alliterate as much as possible. See? Wait, no, what does alliteration mean again?
4 Mar 19
Fun #SpiderVerse Fact!

2120 - GRK - Greek Diner

1) This seemingly simple sequence changed constantly throughout production. It kept getting turned over to animation and then put on hold for major re-cuts and re-writes. It was so tough to nail down because...
2) It followed the sequence, 1750 - TMU - Teaming Up, where Peter and Miles exposit a lot of information about the situation while walking around the rooftops (and walls... <— SpiderPeople). That sequence also went through MANY major re-writes and cuts. As TMU changed...
3) more info started to seem redundant between the two sequences.
You may remember a bit from the trailers where Peter uses French fries to describe the multiverse. You can see this bit in the Alt Universe Cut when you buy the digital release. Well...
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18 Feb 19
Fun #SpiderVerse Fact!

1) To cut the post credit scene our assistants downloaded the 1960’s Spider-Man episode “Double Identity” off of YouTube. @philiplord, @rodneyrothman, and I were writing the scene on the fly and scratching dialogue to keep trying out different things...
2) The problem was we only had a few weeks until release and one animator left on the show (Joshua Beveridge?). We had one chance. We quickly workshopped and I cut the picture from the youtube video to match the dialogue we were trying, ignoring the pointing action at first...
3) When we were happy, I looped the footage of the pointing to match the dialogue which was a rudimentary way to “animate” this in editorial. I also comped the head of ‘67 Spidey on his body so I could loop his mouth movements to match his speech. I turned over to animation...
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