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.
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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.
In the last AIP of 2022, the 2D animator discusses animation career opportunities in Portugal, producing and financing her latest film via an artist collective, and how she achieves her unique storytelling style.
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.
The animator-turned-director discusses behind-the-scenes of his most recent project, “The Great Wolf Pack: A Call to Adventure,’ and shares a key tip to mastering hand-drawn animation.
The filmmaker, author, and academic discusses building a home stop-motion studio, the challenges he faced self-producing his COVID lockdown film, and what teaching has taught him about storytelling.
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 animation studio’s director Ryan Bird and founder, Adam Sidwell, discuss getting started in VR and how they started building client projects, like virtual concerts, meetings and games, in the metaverse.
The animation editor discusses her journey to ‘lead’ editor, the ins and outs of her job and how social media plays a part in becoming a professional editor.
The architecture student/concept artist discusses her challenges in pursuing an artistic career in Morocco.
The Planetary Science video producer and animator shares how he took a U-turn from geophysics into animation and also manages to run a YouTube channel teaching Blender.
Brain Zoo’s founder and CEO discuss how he’s stayed ahead of the game since starting the animation studio 27 years ago; he also reflects on the studio’s evolution during COVID and how he keeps landing big brand clients.
The veteran voice actor discusses how he got his start in animation, and how others with a knack for making voices can do the same; he provides tips for improving voice acting skills and shares how many auditions it takes to actually book a gig.
The artist shares how he got his start in stop-motion and CG, worked his way up in the animation world, and is now making a name for himself on social media.
The self-taught animator discusses his transition from working on commercials to self-publishing his own work - creating funny stop-motion videos for kids - on YouTube.
Recent Sheridan College grad Dorsa Bidhendi discusses how her portfolio landed her a job fresh out of school, the advantages of having an animation vs. fine arts degree, and what exactly she does as a storyboard revisionist.
Industry veteran Ryan Summers discusses how he got his start and his advice for compiling a portfolio to get a job and kickstart a career in motion design.
Hear about Fong’s decision to pursue a major career change that will catapult him from the world of global supply chains to the world of animation and his ‘shotgun’ approach to making it happen.
Hear about the app's development (it began as a side project), its evolution into a tool used by millions, and why it’s become a starting point for many 2D animators.
The studio’s technical director describes his journey from Canada to Japan and what it's like working there; he talks about pitching his project, working with the studio to get the project funded and produced, and marketing it for sale as a series.
Podcast co-hosts discuss how they got down to it and started their show’s 1st episode, how the duo met, and Yang’s plans to teach kids stop-motion animation.
The freelance illustrator and motion graphics designer describes his journey from the world of ballet to the world of animation, what coursework he chose to learn his craft, and how he determines what to charge for his services.
The Nickelodeon director/producer discusses his path to success from young actor to director of some of Nick’s biggest shows and the mentality he adopted to get there; he also shares the storyboarding process for the live-action/animated hybrid series he currently produces.