Happy Anniversary!!! The Toronto-based stop-motion and 2D animator and podcast host celebrates his 200th episode with his friend Sheldon Koufman turning the table, interviewing Ibele with a look at everything he’s been up to since quitting animation school during the pandemic.
Check out Terry Ibele’s Animation Industry Podcast featuring a new podcast every week focusing on the stories of today’s animation professionals - how they got to where they are and what they learned along the way. Now home to 199 episodes, the podcasts cover all areas of the industry, including storyboarding, writing, animating, directing, visual development, and game design. Guests have included Aaron Augenblick, the notorious JJ Villard, Spike & Mike’s Spike Decker, Disney Director John Musker, Sony Lead Animator Humberto Rosa, Cuphead’s Tina Nowracki, Frederator’s Fred Seibert, Tumble Leaf’s Scarlet Nelson, and many others from major animation studios all over the world.
Episode 200: Everything Terry Ibele's Been Doing Since Animation School
The Toronto-based stop-motion and 2D animator and podcast host marks the 200th episode of his Animation Industry Podcast, trading roles with his good friend Sheldon Koufman, who interviews Ibele about everything he’s been up to since quitting animation school during the pandemic.
Tune in to Koufman and Ibele to hear:
- How Ibele has secured a steady stream of animation work since quitting school
- Ibele’s philosophy on why stop-motion will outlast AI
- The impact of running a podcast can have on your career
Ibele has begun to publish the interviews as videos as well – you can find previous interviews here!
- Follow Ibele on Instagram
- Check out Ibele’s website and more podcast episode
The podcast is also sporting a restyled graphic, courtesy of Luhan Wang and Willum Maindo.
Ibele, himself a stop-motion animator (see AWN’s Fresh Takes piece on his whimsical short, The Silly Duck Wizard, deftly digs into all manner of topics, encouraging interviewees to share insights and opinions on a wide range of topics like pitching shows, marketing your work online, key skills studios look for when they bring on talent in storyboarding, vizdev, character design, and animation.
In 2018, Ibele, who lives in Toronto, decided to quit his career as a Marketer and pursue his love for animation. Since then, he’s become well known for his viral animation productions, which include the previously mentioned Silly Duck Wizard, which is how AWN first came to know him and his work.
Learn more about Ibele’s work and podcast by visiting terryibele.com. You can find all The Animation Podcast episodes on his Soundcloud site: https://soundcloud.com/animation-podcast.