Why do People Continue to Offer Up Excuses?

Friday, March 6, 2015

The rise in popularity in using technology for animation has brought about a subsequent explosion in creative output. For decades, animation was the preserve of a few who…

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3 Things To Bear In Mind From The Digital Domain Shutdown

Friday, September 7, 2012

By now you’ve likely read the regrettable news that Digital Domain has shuttered their Florida studio that was producing the company’s first feature film, The Legend of Tembo….

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Paul Briggs on How He Made A Career in Animation

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Over on his blog, Disney story artist Paul Briggs answers the question of how to make a successful career for yourself in the animation industry. I won’t repeat…

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What To Do After Graduating From Animation School

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Via: Wikia Having travelled the world, Australian animator Elliot Cowan is well-placed to offer advice, and his latest blog post is no exception. In it, he details no…

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Dan Santat on Breaking Into The Business

Friday, April 6, 2012

Dan Santat is a cool guy. Besides creating the Disney show The Replacements, he’s also a full-time illustrator with many books (both personal and c-created) to his credit….

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How To Draw Cartoons Like A Complete Tool

Saturday, December 17, 2011

As illustrated by Shmorky, it’s a not so subtle dig at one person in particular, but is still good advice regardless. Click through to embiggen. Via: Shmorky on…

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Dan Schier Distills the Essence of a Crafting A Career

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

You may remember a post by Daniel Schier (a.k.a. Waveybrain) from earlier this year where he talks about how to get started on your career in animation. It’s…

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“The Revolution Is Here. What Are You Waiting For?”

Friday, October 14, 2011

This morning, Fed Seibert has a great post about the ongoing revolution in video we’re seeing thanks to YouTube and he has this choice quote (emphasis mine): But…

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Are These The 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Making A Personal Film?

Monday, October 3, 2011

Via Making a personal film is no easy task. It just isn’t, for a whole host of reasons. It’s a complicated, arduous process that may or may not…

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Why Your Bookshelf Was Made To Hold “Directing Animation” By David B. Levy

Thursday, April 14, 2011

They say God created the earth in seven days although I have a sneaking feeling that if he hired David Levy, he would have got the job done…

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Start An Animation Blog Now!

Friday, April 1, 2011

Via: XKCD It was a year ago tomorrow that I wrote the first of what would become what I would consider a ‘daily’ post on the blog. Sure,…

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