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-- Peter Chung (, May 22, 2003


Peter, I found the idea that robots are susceptible to delusion to be a new and fascinating one. This would grant them an entrance to the human list of psychologically quirky personalities. The world has seen many celebrated and interesting people on this list. Even David Lynch is considered by some to be schizotypal. < a href = "">Ideosyncratic personalities The nanotech cells you envisioned your robots to use which manipulate matter on the molecular level to reproduce in the real world the idealized virtual world in its consciousness would appeal to many on that list of unconventional minds. In that case a robot might find an attraction to the arts and film, and so find its niche.

-- Barb e (, May 24, 2003.

< a href="">Ideosyncratic Personalities

-- Barb e (, May 24, 2003.

Is that the robot in Matriculated? She's a beauty! I love the contours of her face. It may be old hat for all good animators out there but I'm always impressed with the way subjects are treated so dramatically with light and shadow. This picture suggests a mysterious light and is intriguing. Really nice looking artwork.

Peter, your photo brings Woody Allen to mind and a smile to my face.

-- Barb e (, May 29, 2003.

-- Peter Chung (, May 22, 2003.

Interesting... I thought the tarsier was important along those terms, especially from the perspective of the robot.

As well, in the same way that robots use specialized robots to accomplish tasks, so do the humans use specialized animals.

skye, finally getting around to foruming again.

-- skye (, May 23, 2003.

-- Peter Chung (, May 27, 2003.

"Maybe there's something inherent about how the mind works that resembles the way a computer generates images?"

Yeah, thats an interesting question. I discovered computer generated fractal art the other day, I find a lot of visual similarities between it and the general psychadelic art you see around; it seems logical that there would be though.

-- Sam (, May 29, 2003.

hmmmmm??? how did this happen? peter chung and frank frazetta?!?! also, what came out of it?

-- cory guy (, May 29, 2003.

Cory Guy--

One of my first jobs in animation was drawing layouts for the Frazetta/Ralph Bakshi collaboration Fire and Ice (1983).

I'm one of the luckiest people alive!! Yay!!

-- Peter Chung (, June 03, 2003.

I think desert island companions should be the most important question asked in every interview. Certainly can be very revealing psychologically....


-- skye (, June 03, 2003.

Ha ha ha, that is seriously funny!!

-- Sam (, June 03, 2003.

Mmm... interview-y goodness...

Peter, when did you work with Moebius?

-- Inu (, June 04, 2003.

Not really worth bothering with if you've read the others

-- Peter Chung (, June 06, 2003.

Mahiro Maeda (director of 2nd Renaissance), Michael Arias (Animatrix producer) and I with the camera ready to roll for our first interview of the day in sunny Cannes. Adjacent cabanas are marked KR, LF, CAM, JPS, HW, etc. for members of the Reloaded cast. Reporters got their soundbites from each subject, then made the rounds. The camera operator on the far left made sure no interviewer got more that five minutes.

-- Peter Chung (, June 09, 2003.

Interviews by the sea. I wait my turn as Maeda gets grilled for the 74th time.

-- Peter Chung (, June 09, 2003.

Your a pretty boy Peter ;p

-- Sam (, June 09, 2003.

Wha-? I'm hoping that was sarcasm.

It wasn't all work, though. After the premiere, came the Reloaded bash. An unexpected encounter with Michelle Rodriguez (star of Girlfight) and friend.

-- Peter Chung (, June 09, 2003.

Ladies man huh? ;p ;p ;p

-- Sam (, June 09, 2003.

I guess being the director of intellectual animated features does pay off! MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ!

Lucky, lucky man.


-- skye (skyknyt@aol.;com), June 09, 2003.

This one's a bit different, I promise

-- Peter Chung (, June 09, 2003.

Whoa! The C-Man's pimpin' it real.

-- Logo (, June 10, 2003.

Peter, how far did you get on the "construct" and "time altering" ideas that were turned down when you were pitching to the Wachowskis? Did you have the screenplays partially written at all? The construct idea would seem to require alot of dialogue.

-- scottai (, June 10, 2003.

The "construct" idea was fairly well developed. There was no dialogue at all. Just a man (possibly an agent), a woman, a flying blade, a gun, one bullet, and a wounded small furry animal.

-- Peter Chung (, June 11, 2003.

Cool! Sounds interesting. Too bad it probably won't get developed further. Trying to think up a story using only those things is kinda fun, like an anti-madlib. hmm...

-- scottai (, June 12, 2003.

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-- Peter Chung (, June 18, 2003.

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