The Montreal-based See Creature Animation Studio co-owner offers 5-steps to improve animation performance and shares his experience directing New Zealand Claymation kid’s show ‘Kiri and Lou.’
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 235 episodes, the podcasts cover all areas of the industry, including storyboarding, writing, animating, directing, visual development, and game design. Guests have included returning guest Aaron Augenblick; the notorious JJ Villard; Spike & Mike’s Spike Decker; Disney Director John Musker; Sony Lead Animator Humberto Rosa; Frederator’s Fred Seibert; Tumble Leaf’s Scarlet Nelson; and many others from major animation studios all over the world.
Podcast EP 235: Stop Motion-Animator Dale Hayward on Perfectionism in Animation
This episode features Montreal-based See Creature Animation Studio co-owner/stop-motion animator Dale Hayward. His credits include the animated feature, The Little Prince, the NFB short Bone Mother and various commercial spots for Nike, Honda, Tim Hortons, and Hot Wheels.
In this chat, Hayward shares his recent experience directing the New Zealand Claymation kid’s show Kiri and Lou. He also shares his thoughts on achieving perfectionism in animation.
Tune in to Ibele and Hayward to hear:
- Why Kiri and Lou is one of the few Claymation shows in the world
- Common misconceptions about achieving perfectionism in animation
- Five steps to drastically improve your animation performance
Ibele has begun to publish the interviews as videos as well – you can find previous interviews here!
- Follow Hayward on Instagram
- Follow See Creature on Instagram
- Check out Hayward’s website
- Add Hayward on LinkedIn
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.