The Podcast: Episode 1 with Rusty Gray

Thursday, December 4, 2014

After some time in development, I’m proud to announce that today marks the beginning of monthly podcasts here on the Animation Anomaly blog. This month, my guest is…

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Is There an Impending Apocalypse in Animation Studies?

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Over on the Society for Animation Studies blog, Lauren Carr writes about what she perceives as a crisis in animation studies stemming mainly from a desire by students to simply learn the software tools rather than the technique and theory behind animation. If that’s true, then we are heading for an impending apocalypse in the field from which it will be very difficult to recover.

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The Disconnect That Leads to Industry Breakdown

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Any industry is a complicated beast and animation is no exception. The skills in demand are constantly changing and nobody really knows where things are heading in that…

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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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Yes, Animation Still Has A Stigma Once You Reach A Certain Age

Friday, March 16, 2012

Fred Seibert re-blogged a post by Megan, a.k.a. animationbits over on tumblr in which she goes into detail about how much she loves animation and how she’s hard…

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Animation: Knowledge or Trade?

Monday, March 12, 2012

In lieu of the usual Monday list post, I thought it would be interesting to debate whether or not animation is a knowledge or trade-based form of education….

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5 Great Sources Of Inspiration

Monday, March 5, 2012

This morning as I sat down to write the usual Monday list post, I immediately drew a blank. Normally, I would search around for some inspiration (and in…

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