The artist reveals how quitting her job and deconstructing appliances led to a full-time career in stop-motion.
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The creative director of animation and story at Spire Studios talks about his experience as an animator and animation supervisor at the legendary home of ‘Toy Story.’
The writer, director, and VFX/animation production manager talks about how he became an accomplished actor before giving up everything to pursue a film career in Vancouver.
The Toronto studio’s co-founder and director shares how he quickly went from animator to director to starting his own award-winning company in 1997, and how he’s faced many ups and downs over the last two decades.
The film, commercial, and music video director shares what it was like moving from Turkey to the U.S., and finally Germany, in pursuit of a creatively fulfilling animation career.
Famed for ‘I Live in the Woods,’ the artist shares the journey that led to launching his own company, RatBat Studios.
Head writer shares his path from webcomics to hit CN show, with behind-the-scenes writers’ room insights.
Director shares how he produced and financed his film, including writing narrative that made his story stand out.
Celebrating his 100th Animation Industry Podcast episode, our host shares his path from a career in business to starting over in the world of stop-motion.
The co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Toronto’s Industrial Brothers discusses developing, funding, and selling an animated TV series.
The artist discusses the ins and outs of what an editor for animation does, and what it takes to produce a new episode each month of his own indie show.
The Disney artist discusses her career path that eventually saw her work on some of TV’s biggest animated shows, including ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘American Dad!’
The Hawaiian filmmakers discuss their 2D animated short, which tells the story of the healing power of four mysterious stones found on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii - and the legendary dual male and female spirits within them.
Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski, who produced ‘Madame Tutli-Putli’ and ‘Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life’ with the National Film Board of Canada, discuss their upcoming NFB film and how they created strange hats for Cirque du Soliel.
The series creator discusses his show’s rollercoaster journey from humble webcomic to fan favorite and Season 2 renewal.
The 3D animation director at Arcana Studio in Vancouver shares the skills he worked on that took him from animation graduate to animation director.
The entertainment studio CEO discusses expanding from indie comic publishing into 3D feature film, TV series, and short film production.
The stop-motion animator discusses how studios from different countries can collaborate efficiently.
The stopmo maven talks about setting up and running a studio, sharing her experience on projects for brands like Califia Farms, Care Skincare, and Expedia.
UK-based independent rotoscoper Flora Martyr shares her process to create pristine rotoscope animations.
Co-creators Casey Follen, Alexis Deprey, and Cami Kwan discuss their community of animation professionals who’ve come together to highlight and share original work from artists in the industry.
The senior character animator on cinematics for games like ‘Halo,’ ‘Warcraft,’ and ‘Diablo’ shares his top tips on how to excel in CG.
Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian discuss the origins of their Adult Swim series, the decade and a half it took to reach the screen, and the most ridiculous joke they put into Season 2.
Artist walks through her journey from animation student, to intern, to working on the new series of classic Warner Bros. cartoons.