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Welcome to AIP, the Animation Industry Podcast! Here you'll find interviews from today's top leadaers in the animation industry on topics like: *the best way to pitch a show *how to successfully market your work online *what kind of skills will get your dream job *and more! Who's running this podcast? My name is Terry, and I'm a Sheridan College Animation Student. I'm soaking up as much knowledge about the animation industry as I can, and sharing what I learn along the way. For more information about this podcast, visit https://terryibele.com/animation-industry-podcast/

Welcome to AIP, the Animation Industry Podcast! Here you'll find interviews from today's top leadaers in the animation industry on topics like: *the best way to pitch a show *how to successfully market your work online *what kind of skills will get your dream job *and more! Who's running this podcast? My name is Terry, and I'm a Sheridan College Animation Student. I'm soaking up as much knowledge about the animation industry as I can, and sharing what I learn along the way. For more information about this podcast, visit https://terryibele.com/animation-industry-podcast/
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Welcome to AIP, the Animation Industry Podcast! Here you'll find interviews from today's top leadaers in the animation industry on topics like: *the best way to pitch a show *how to successfully market your work online *what kind of skills will get your dream job *and more! Who's running this podcast? My name is Terry, and I'm a Sheridan College Animation Student. I'm soaking up as much knowledge about the animation industry as I can, and sharing what I learn along the way. For more information about this podcast, visit https://terryibele.com/animation-industry-podcast/

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Episode 33: Instagram Famous Frantic Frames On How To Do 100 Stop Mo Posts In A Row No Matter What

9/11/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Ben Treat, otherwise known as Frantic Frames on Instagram. He shares how he challenged himself to create 100 stop motion posts over 100 days, and how he because sought after for branded sponsorships on Instagram. You’ll also learn: *Ben’s top 5 hacks to animate with a budget of zero dollars *The surprising tactic Ben took to get his first sponsored post *How Ben intentionally grew his Instagram following. *Plus, he answers all your...

Duration:00:22:14

Episode 32: Master Stop Mo Animator, Producer, & FX Artist Stephen Chiodo On How To Be Sought After

9/3/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Stephen Chiodo, who is one of the great masters of stop motion, puppetry, and special effects. He shares how he was able to carve out his career in stop motion specifically and become sought-after for his skills in animation, puppetry, and special effects. You’ll also learn: *How to mentally position yourself so you’ll always be in-demand by studios *Important notes to make when negotiating a contract *How to gain connections at the top...

Duration:00:28:49

Episode 31: Adventure Time Character Designer & Amphibia Director Derek Kirk Kim's Animation Journey

8/27/2019
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Episode 31: Adventure Time Character Designer & Amphibia Director Derek Kirk Kim's Journey into Animation This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast featured Derek Kirk Kim, prolific comics writer and artist, Senior Character Designer on Adventure Time, and Director for Disney TV’s Amphibia. In our chat, he shares the struggles of trying to make it as a comics artist and how that led to his career in animation. You will also learn: *His proven structure for publishing graphic novels *How...

Duration:00:28:56

Episode 30: Clay Encyclopedia Marc Spess Shares Industry Tips On Making Professional Claymations

8/20/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features master claymation animator Marc Spess who shares his encyclopedia knowledge on everything you need to know about sculpting clay for claymation. You will also learn: *Every answer to every question you ever had about clay - and even ones you didn’t think to ask (like heating up clay colours in a pot to mix them faster). *How to set up your layers and reduce glare for animating on glass *The pitfalls of making a career out of stop motion...

Duration:00:25:55

Episode 29: Boxtrolls Vis Dev Artist Sylvain Marc on How to Develop Concept Art for Film and TV

8/13/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Sylvain Marc, a Vis Dev artist who’s helped develop the look and feel of BoxTrolls, Hotel Transylvania 2 & 3, and the Amazing World of Gumball, shares how to develop concept art for film and television. You’ll also learn: *The top three pieces of art to showcase in your portfolio *The entire process of pitching concept work for a feature film *The number one skill every concept artist needs to develop no matter what Sylvain Marc is also...

Duration:00:15:14

Episode 28: Javan Ivey on Everything You Need to Make a Beginner Stop Motion Studio in Your Bedroom

8/6/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features seasoned stop motion animator Javan Ivey, on everything you need to make a beginner stop motion studio in your bedroom that will give you professional-quality videos. You will also learn: *Javan’s journey into the world of commercial stop motion film making *The exact camera, lighting, stop motion equipment and software set up you need without breaking the bank *Where to find really good tutorials and reviews on equipment ~[Get 10% Off...

Duration:00:33:33

Episode 27: Cuphead's Tina Nawrocki on How To Find Success in 2D Traditional Hand Drawn Animation

7/29/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Tina Nawrocki, one of the original hand-drawn animators on the Cuphead video game. Tina shares how she got her start in traditional 2D animator, how she landed Cuphead, and what opportunities exist for hand-drawn animators in the marketplace. You’ll also learn: *The top 3 skills you’ll need to thrive in hand-drawn animation (2 of them may really surprise you) *How Tina risked everything to pursue hand-drawn video game animation *Tina’s...

Duration:00:23:40

Episode 26: Producer Barrett Slagle On Everything You Need To Know About Sound Design For Animation

7/23/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Mixer/Producer, and Studio Co-Owner Barrett Slagle, who shares everything an animator needs to know about sound design. You’ll also learn: *The biggest mistake animators make when composing sound for their films *The best place to find a sound designer or composer for your film *A beginner’s cheat sheet for creating studio-level sound effects Barret Slagl started his journey into animation sound design way back when he signed with...

Duration:00:29:22

Episode 25: Studio Owner David Braun on Everything to Do with the Business Side of Pitching

7/16/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features David Braun, Creative Director at Open the Portal, a stop motion studio in LA. David shares the journey it took to create the studio from scratch, while also developing and pitching an original series idea to major networks. You’ll also learn: *The hardest questions a producer will ask you during the pitch *The #1 thing that will immediately impress any studio executive *A complete list of absolutely everything you need to prepare...

Duration:00:25:49

Episode 24: Whit Theofrastous, On Being An International Animation Student At Sheridan College

7/9/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Whitman Theofreastous, a second year International Animation Student at Sheridan College in Canada. Whit shares his experience with applying to multiple animation schools and the complete process to get into Sheridan from the USA. You’ll also learn: *The big difference in application requirements between SVA, CalArts, Ringling, and Sheridan + the best place to get advice for each program. *The complete application process to apply to...

Duration:00:19:16

Episode 23: Aminder Dhaliwal Director at Disney TV & Creator of Woman World on Instagram Success

7/2/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Aminder Dhaliwal, Director at Disney TV and creator of the massively popular comic Woman World, on how to find success on Instagram as an Artist. You will also learn. *How to refine your storytelling process to be super punchy and clear *The difference in studio culture between Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and Disney *5 Practical tips on how to stay mentally and physically healthy as a full-time artist *Plus, why Aminder will never...

Duration:00:22:25

Episode 22: Pipeline Studios' Tracy Strong On How To Become A Sought - After 2D Effects Animator

6/25/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Tracy Strong, 2D Effects Animator at Pipeline Studios on the steps to build a career out of 2D effects. You will also learn: *The 3 specific things to include in your portfolio if you want to get into 2D Effects (it’s not what you think) *What 90% of the job of a Special Effects Animator actually entails *Why being told you’re great at art can actually make you fail in animation Originally from Newfoundland Canada, Tracy graduated from...

Duration:00:28:21

Episode 21: Maximilian Lopez Founder Of Apartment D On How To Get Stop Motion Client Work

6/18/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Maximilian Lopez, stop motion animator on Tumble Leaf and Founder of Apartment D Films on how to get stop motion client work. You’ll also learn: *How Max worked his way from painting a bathroom during his first internship to owning his own studio *How to entice clients to take on stop motion projects *A whole lot of really really really really solid business advice for anyone who wants to become a professional animator Maximilian Lopez...

Duration:00:31:07

Episode 20 Brent Dienst Toy 4 Story Pixar Animator on How to Make Believable Character Performances

6/11/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Brent Dienst, Pixar Animator on how to create believable character performances. You’ll also learn: *What Pixar looks for when they hire character animators *How to turn “throwaway shots” into career jumping opportunities *What the culture at Pixar is like for animators Brent Dienst began at Pixar Animation Studios as an animator the summer of 2017. Since joining the studio, he has worked as a fix animator on the Academy Award® winning...

Duration:00:25:14

Episode 19: Dale Hayward on His Film Bone Mother & How to Build a Self-Sustaining Stop Motion Career

6/4/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features NFB Director Dale Hayward on his latest film Bone Mother and how to build a career out of stop motion. You’ll also learn: *The complete process of how National Film Board of Canada films are produced. *How Dale and co-director Sylvie created their own 3D printing process for face replacements *The one thing that will make you appear more legitimate to companies when seeking client work Dale first appeared on my radar about 10 years ago...

Duration:00:27:34

Episode 18: Bill Tedford Art Director at Brown Bag Films on How to Develop Children’s Programming IP

5/28/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Bill Tedford, Art Director at Brown Bag Films, on how to develop children’s programming IP. You’ll also learn: *The complete process a children’s show goes through from ideation to air *What kind of market research Brown Bag does before they develop an IP *Why it’s easier for background painters to become Art Directors Who is a Toronto-based Director, Art Director and Artist with an extensive list of Television, design, and artistic...

Duration:00:37:30

Episode 17 Fernando Stockler Sheridan Animation Student on How to Get into the Program & Excel

5/26/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Fernando Stockler, Sheridan Animation Student, on how to get into the program and do really really really well. You’ll also learn: *How to get top marks on your animation portfolio *The #1 thing animation students struggle with *How making your mom freshly squeezed orange juice can help you get better grades *(plus, hear me say “like” 12,000 times) Originally from Brazil, Fernando Stockler is an animation student at Sheridan College in...

Duration:00:32:09

Episode 16: Davey Ferguson, Guest Animator for Adventure Time & Turbo Fantasy Shares Freelance Life

5/14/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Davey Ferguson, a freelance, Glasgow based animator who talks about how to specialize in silly animation and artwork for TV, games, and online content. You’ll also learn: *How he ended up animating a guest episode of Adventure Time *How to time manage yourself as a freelancer *The biggest stress a freelance animator faces There’s a short animation out there called The Funny Fish Finger Friends fall in the pond. It’s this silly story...

Duration:00:09:25

Episode 15: Andrew Strimaitis Animation Director At Guru Studio Talks Mentorship and Feedback Loops

5/7/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Andrew Strimaitis, Animation Director at Guru Studio who talks about mentorship and how a feedback loop can further your career (in leaps and bounds!). You’ll also learn: *The KABOOMS formula for animating characters at maximum efficiency *The #1 thing Andrew’s seen motivate animators to do their best studio work *Andrew’s best advice on how to land any entry level animation job Andrew has been animating since he was a kid, but started...

Duration:00:18:56

Episode 14: Elyse Castro Creator Of The Summoning Shares How She Pitched Her Show Idea To Frederator

4/30/2019
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This episode of the Animation Industry Podcast features Elyse Castro, creator of The Summoning on Cartoon Hangover, on how she pitched her show idea to Frederator. You’ll also learn: *How ridiculously simple Elyse’s pitch was *Everything you need to put together your own pitch (and all the stuff you don’t actually need to do) *The different types of tension that will make the story better Two years ago I saw a post on Reddit titled, “My friend showed me her comic strip for feedback before...

Duration:00:16:36