Animation director discusses pertinent issues including the art of animated filmmaking, careers, mentorship and the reality of working under a “woman” animator label.
With FMX 2019 just finishing up May 3 in Stuttgart, Germany, we’re pleased to present our latest set of exclusive interviews with some of the talented speakers who presented over the packed four-day conference, a group of top industry professionals who converge on the event to lecture, teach and network. Watch and enjoy our insightful and entertaining AWN @ FMX 2019 Professional Spotlight video series featuring some of the biggest names in animation, visual effects, computer graphics and transmedia. Stay tuned as we add dozens of brand new interviews over the coming weeks.
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In this new interview, Trisha Gum, co-director and animation director of The LEGO Movie: The Second Part, talks about pertinent issues surrounding the animation industry as well as her career, the value of mentorship, her love of animated filmmaking and the reality of working under the label of a “woman” animator.
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.