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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Meeting New Challenges

Well, wish me luck :) As from now, me an' my creations are with Ankama Studios.

Alright, this here is a short clip they made about Ankama. I'm BTW not involved in any of their current cartoon shows, I'm "just" developing my own things together with them...

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  1. Who needs luck when you've got raw talent? Good luck anyways

  2. Wish you all the best.. Keep us posted! :)

  3. I really don't think you need it having those skills..., anyway: Gooooooood Luck!!

  4. woah..looking forward to great things :)

  5. Wooooooow! I'm just so glad you will work for Ankama! Have I a chance to see you in our Ankama studios in Roubaix?!? THAT JUST WOULD BE PERFECT!

  6. that's pretty cool! I am looking forward to seeing your creations becoming alive! Preferably in 3d but anything will do :-)

  7. Dennis! Thanks! :)

    Sherman, Cheers too!!

    Ari, hahaha, thankee!! :)

    Shalini, cheers! I will, promised! :)

    Alex! :) THANKS!!

    JP, may the exercise succeed. :)

    Charléne! Hi, I was in Roubaix a short while ago, meeting up with Marine, Audrey, Olivier and Didier - the next time I'm at Ankama I will look you up! :) Cheers!!

    Olivier! I'll keep you updated about it, promised! :)