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2017: The Year of Massive Growth

For a while, I’ve been scared to share this with you, or any person I know for that matter. For a while, I’ve been shakily holding on, in denial about this, because it felt like letting one of my dreams …

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RA Podcast #10 – Animators of Duel

In our last podcast, we spoke with Bobby Beck (CEO and Creative Crusader to both Artella and Animation Mentor) when the Artella short film “Duel” was about to open the CTN animation conference. In this episode, 5 Animators of Duel (Scott, …

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The Ultimate Guide To Animation Schools

The slow dripping cold sweat shivered down my spine. And the shameful truth was a boulder my throat couldn’t swallow. I knew I made a HUGE mistake… “I’ve…. gone to the wrong school…” Huddled around a laptop with classmates watching …

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RA Podcast #9 – Artella and Bobby Beck

Bobby Beck is CEO and Creative Crusader to both Artella and Animation Mentor. Together with fellow Cofounders, Shawn Kelly, and Carlos Baena, Bobby revolutionized Animation education  in 2005 with Animation Mentor. Now in 2016, Bobby Beck, Shawn Kelly, and Carlos Baena are …

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5 Reasons You Won’t Be an Animator

If you’ve been struggling to make progress on your journey to becoming an animator this article is for you! As this is a guest article I wrote for Bloop you will be redirected there. Click here to dive in.  

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RA Podcast #8 – Dana Boadway Masson

Dana Boadway Masson is a Veteran Animator, Senior Mentor at Animation Mentor, Critiquer on 11 Second Club and Director of  a short film called ‘The Cafe’. She’s covered it all – from TV, feature, and games in studio  to freelancing, …

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The Key to Memorable Animation

If you want a job as an Animator – you need to leave a lasting impression. I’ll never forget watching Inception at the theater. The camera slowly tightening on the Spinning Top. Will it continue Spinning?! Will it fall over?! …

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RA Podcast #7 – Dan Pozo

Daniel Pozo is a Lead Animator at Sony Imageworks on Angry Birds. He shares his rise from TV to VFX to Feature Animation throughout his time in Australia, London, and Canada. If your wondering how to make that leap from one …

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RA Podcast #6 – Martin Bell

Martin Bell is a freelance animator in the UK  who works from home for various clients all over.  His Studio is called Yes Commissioner? and in this episode he shares his journey on accidentally becoming a freelancer and turning it into a successful …