What About Apprenticeships in Animation Instead?

Monday, July 1, 2013

Animation degrees are all the rage, but they are also quite expensive and are becoming prohibitively so. Could a return to apprenticeships be the solution?

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Animation Skills: Supply and Demand

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

How can animators survive in an industry that is constantly in flux and where studios no longer consider them a long-term resource?

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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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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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5 Signs That It’s Time For A New Job

Monday, February 27, 2012

So today is a bit of a momentous day for me in that I start a new job; only my second real one. Yes, I’m still a civil…

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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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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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Three Solid Steps To Encouraging A Kid To Take Up Animation

Monday, April 4, 2011

Via The Animator’s Survival Kit.com Animation is kind of a funny industry in that a vast majority of its ultimate customers have no idea about the nuts and…

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Why Animators (and You) Need To Create A Network

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Last night I attended a networking event put on by Loyola University here in Baltimore, where I currently undertake an MBA course of study. Now I’m not one…

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