Process: Disney Gallery Mandalorian Doc Ep 6

June 11th, 2020 by

Process, episode six of the Mandalorian documentary is short at about 18 and a half minutes. Technology talk is back this time it is used to create story boards. The characters of Mandalorian get drawn and a computer animates it. This is known as pre vis (pre-visualization). This allows all involved in the show to...

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Practical: Disney Gallery Mandalorian Doc Ep 5

June 5th, 2020 by

Practical like Legacy episode two of Disney Gallery turns to the past to build the world of the Mandalorian and to honor early Star Wars. And like episode two it is a combination of old and new. What gets combined is robotics, prosthetic make up, four puppeteers and sometimes a person working together to make a character come to...

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Technology: Disney Gallery Mandalorian Doc Ep 4

June 4th, 2020 by

Technology from the making of the Jungle Book and the Lion King (animation, virtual reality, animation, and set pieces) came together to create the world of the Mandalorian. Not in the same way but it does build on the world George Lucas made when he did the original Star Wars films. On the Mandalorian a...

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Cast: Disney Gallery Mandalorian Doc Ep 3

May 28th, 2020 by

The third episode is the one I was waiting for with an exception I will mention later on. Some of the cast appears: Carl Weathers, Pedro Pascal, and Gina Carano sitting at the table with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni. Also directors Debra Chow, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Rick Famuyiwa appear in clips. They talk...

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Legacy: Disney Gallery – Mandalorian Documentary Ep 2

May 21st, 2020 by

The focus of Disney Gallery episode 2 of the Mandalorian documentary did not shed more light on the the show but instead was all about the Star Wars legacy. And the round table is back again with the one common person being Jon Favreau. In the first round John Knoll, ILM effects supervisor; Kathleen Kennedy,...

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Disney Gallery: Directors: The Mandalorian Documentary

May 14th, 2020 by

Disney chose to go back and do a documentary on the hit show The Mandalorian. The first episode focuses on the directors. They include writer and producer Jon Favreau. Dave Filoni, Taika Waititi (he is in the cast too), Rick Famuyiwa, Deborah Chow, and Bryce Dallas Howard sitting around a table. One of our first...

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Dungeons and Dragons: Online Game and Discord Game

May 7th, 2020 by

A few weeks ago while listening to John Campea ( He talks about television and films five or six days a week on on You-tube) mentions playing D&D with is wife. I thought given how long the online hidden object game I play is taking to update, this is a good time to get back...

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Walk to End Alzheimers: For The Past, Today & the Future

August 1st, 2019 by

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is not a new event to me. One of my Uncles who lives in Newport Beach, has participated in it for years. And I have a maternal grandmother and great aunt who died from the disease. On July 31st, my Mom’s neurologist changed her diagnosis from a cognitive impairment to...

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Hulk: A Marvel Favorite Character of Mine

June 13th, 2019 by

The title of this post says it all I love Hulk and all his Dr. Jekyl/Hyde and Frankenstein wrapped into one. This love began with the series The Incredible Hulk with Ferrigno and Bixby. Hulk comes out when Banner gets angry, stresses, feels danger or wants to make Banner go away. At first I would...

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Getting Out of My Comfort Zone

March 21st, 2019 by

This year my Dad kindly told me to get out of the office and meet other professionals in the insurance and health care world. He said not all insurance agents sell to the senior market so it is important to know who sells insurance products we do not. Further, clients ask do you know a...

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