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Arezou Art Podcast #12: Interview with Tuna Bora

Newest podcast in series features the award-winning L.A.-based, Turkish illustrator, animation director, and production designer, known for her distinctive storytelling style and diverse daily sketches.

Arezou Ramezani has just released Arezou Arts’ latest podcast, #12, featuring her interview with award-winning L.A.-based, Turkish illustrator, animation director, and production designer, Tuna Bora, known for her distinctive storytelling style and diverse daily sketches. She has worked on numerous advertising, animation, and games projects for many companies, including Google and Nexus Studios.

In this episode, on the first half of the podcast, they discuss the unspoken parts of immigration, opening up yourself the way you are and the cultural differences between West and East and all the vulnerabilities it brings.

On the second half, they discuss the process of Bora’s work:

00:47:49 The Little Red Riding Hood AR project and the challenges faced retelling a well-known story through a new medium.

00:55:15 All about making Pearl, the first VR film to receive an Oscar-nomination; the innovative storytelling and visual style of the short.

01:20:00 Making her own independent movie Solipsism and the symbolic meaning behind it; plus Arezou’s interpretations of the film.

01:31:00 All about Bora's dedication to her daily sketches and the mindset behind her versatile style.

Find all Arezou’s podcasts here. Note that Arezou publishes her podcasts with Farsi subtitles on YouTube.  You can follow Bora on IG or Vimeo; you can also find more on Arezou Art IG.

Source: Arezou Art

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