The webcomic creator shares how he teamed up with Dan Harmon to make his viral Instagram IP into a streaming sensation, which he monetized via merchandise such as t-shirts, plushies and a book.
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Led by the Serena Williams-inspired Qai Qai, the internet-first animation studio has been steadily building seven different kids’ franchises, incubating first on social media before expanding the brands into film, TV, and games.
The independent stop-motion animator shares tips on leveraging social media, the challenges of running her own business and what the future holds for her ‘felt’ animation career.
The new animated series based on the online gender-inclusive comedy series about a weird, long-eared dog named Chikn Nuggit and his fast-food-named friends is the second property under development as part of Genius Brand’s first-look deal with Frederator.
The 2D animator discusses how she creates hand-drawn animation, shares a behind-the-scenes look at her short ‘Syrenka: Legend of the Warsaw Mermaid,’ and talks about the team of women she assembled to help bring her project to life.
The Auckland-based art director and background supervisor discusses the challenges of finding freelance work and building a career in animation in NZ, and shares how he subsequently helped in MukPuddy animation studio’s evolution from a small group to a roster of over 50.
Vancouver-based 2D animation director shares his journey from Lithuania to Israel and finally Vancouver in pursuit of an artistic career.
The Italian animator, whose work includes title sequences for ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Amend,’ and ‘The Last of Us,’ shares her journey from freelance animator in Italy to creative director at Elastic in the U.S.
The director, filmmaker, and Bent Image Lab Studio founder shares everything about the stopmo animation technique he created and how it will continue to live on as a unique art form.
Microverse Studios CEO and ‘mechanism of action’ animation producer shares how he discovered this niche field of animation, started his own company, and uses AI tools to create visuals for microscopic function animations.
Known online as ‘Head Explodie,’ the freelance stop-motion artist, sculptor, and educator shares how she developed her unique style that got her gigs with Vans, Giphy, and Adult Swim.
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.
Only one more to go before we hit 200!!! But for 199, the Canadian animation director, best known for his work on the Annie Award-winning Netflix series ‘Hilda,’ discusses how he created his viral YouTube series - all in his spare time!
The freelance animator reveals how he funded his film through Kickstarter and what it took to get some big-name actors involved in the project.
The now Toronto-based development production manager shares what her job really entails, as well as insights into the ‘business’ side of animation and what trends development execs are looking for in pitches.
The mixed media artist, stop-motion and 2D animator shares her career journey, including her schooling and how she navigated opportunities to branch off as a freelancer.
The Warner Bros. Animation supervising animation director talks about getting his first job as a storyboard revisionist, how he worked his way up to become a director, and how he lands coveted freelance roles while working full-time.
The German art book publisher/magazine editor discusses the world of print media, his career journey, which culminated with establishing his own publishing business, and the ins and outs of the business.
The animation director, designer and model maker discusses her journey from Turkey to the U.S. and how she scored a spot as a set designer at the iconic stop-motion studio.
Cut the Mustard Animation’s studio director reflects on where the studio started, where it’s at and where it’s going – and how he and the other studio founders found their footing and managed to stay afloat.
The filmmaker discusses how he funded his animation team for ‘It’s Nice in Here,’ the key to his captivating storytelling, and what it’s like to work in the industry in the Netherlands.
The stop-motion animator discusses industry job opportunities in Germany, how he got a rep and shares a behind-the-scenes look at his grad film.
Animation supervisors Malcolm Lamont and Jeff Riley discuss climbing the career ladder that led them to stop-motion feature animation; the duo also chats about how director Henry Selick’s new animated movie came together.
The artist and animator’s Tumblr posts of simple drawings on coffee cups expanded into fun, humorous animated shorts of the cups, and cocktail glasses, sometimes using audio submitted by fans, generating millions of video views.