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Each week storyboard artist and host Angela Entzminger interviews a professional working in the animation industry in film, television or games. Visit the website at www.theanimatedjourney.com, follow on Twitter @animjourney and become a fan on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/theanimatedjourney.

Each week storyboard artist and host Angela Entzminger interviews a professional working in the animation industry in film, television or games. Visit the website at www.theanimatedjourney.com, follow on Twitter @animjourney and become a fan on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/theanimatedjourney.
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Each week storyboard artist and host Angela Entzminger interviews a professional working in the animation industry in film, television or games. Visit the website at www.theanimatedjourney.com, follow on Twitter @animjourney and become a fan on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/theanimatedjourney.

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Episodes

Ep. 093: Bonus Episode - News, Reviews and Avengers: Endgame!

5/28/2019
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We’re back to discuss animation and entertainment news and movie and TV reviews! Big stories in this bonus episode include Disney purchasing Hulu, Sonic the Hedgehog’s less than stellar design reception, the new Aladdin live action re-make, the never-ending plethora of streaming services and more! Plus we discuss what we’ve been … Continue reading

Duration:02:12:59

Ep. 092: Your Animated Life Part 7 - Your Health with Lauren Krieger

5/14/2019
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Everyone wants to be healthy and practice good habits, but the animation industry is rife with stories of people not sleeping, not taking care of mental and emotional health and subsisting on ramen and candy. These are habits many of us pick up in school and carry with us throughout … Continue reading

Duration:00:56:42

Ep. 091: Your Animated Life Part 6 - The Visa Process with Nooree Kim and Yvonne Hsuan Ho

4/23/2019
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If you’re from another country, the one constant in your mind when wanting to work in the animation industry in the United States is how you will get a visa or green card. In today’s episode of the Your Animated Life miniseries, We Bare Bears artists Nooree Kim (prop designer) … Continue reading

Duration:01:11:53

Ep. 090: Your Animated Life Part 5 – The Animation Guild with Storyboard Chair Jake Hollander

4/9/2019
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Today on the show we’re pleased to have Animation Guild member and Storyboard Committee Chair Jake Hollander! A storyboard artist who has worked at Rough Draft and Nickelodeon, Jake shares how he entered the industry and offers advice for students and professionals on how to improve your craft, stay motivated, … Continue reading

Duration:00:53:38

Ep. 089: Your Animated Life Part 4 - Freelancing with Todd Favela

3/26/2019
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Freelancing – the mythos surrounding the word is palpable. Make your own hours! Charge your own rates! Work in your PJs! But is it the promised land that many of us think it is? In today’s episode character and prop designer and returning guest Todd Favela shares his insights into … Continue reading

Duration:01:18:42

Ep. 088: Your Animated Life Part 3: Marriage, Family and the Animation Production Pipeline with Cassie Soliday and Katya Bowser

3/12/2019
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Many people in our society will one day get married and have kids. But what is it like getting married and raising a family while working in the animation industry? Is that even possible? The short answer is – yes! And today on the show we’re pleased to feature Cassie … Continue reading

Duration:01:13:06

Ep. 087: Your Animated Life Part 2: Networking and social media with Bre Williams and Way Singleton

2/27/2019
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So you want to work in animation in Los Angeles, but you live outside of California. How do you get here? How much should you save? How do you find a place to live? And once you get here, how do you get a foothold in the industry and advertise … Continue reading

Duration:01:41:10

Ep. 086: Your Animated Life Part 1: Surviving in Los Angeles and your education!

2/13/2019
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Working in the field of animation is often harder than most people would have you believe. That’s why we’re here to demystify the process! In this miniseries, your intrepid podcast hosts Angela and Jeff breakdown what it’s like living in LA. We tackle the cost of living, getting a survival … Continue reading

Duration:01:31:57

Ep. 085: Crystal Stromer Returns! Animation Director for Teen Titans Go! To The Movies - Part II

11/28/2018
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In part 2 of our last animation podcast episode of 2018 animation director Crystal Stromer returns to discuss the role of a director in both television and feature film animation, working on Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, Unikitty, her personal projects, her dream project, and more! Also in this … Continue reading

Duration:00:51:39

Ep. 084: Crystal Stromer Returns! Animation Director for Teen Titans Go! To The Movies - Part I

11/14/2018
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Animator Crystal Stromer returns to discuss working as an animation director for Teen Titans Go! To The Movies. Crystal discusses how she became an animation director on the film, working alongside the talented crew, some of her favorite jokes from the movie, watching the movie with test audiences, and more! … Continue reading

Duration:01:06:28

Ep. 083: Jack Kasprzak - Animation Director for DreamWorks TV's Spirit Riding Free - Part II

11/7/2018
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In part II of our interview with Jack Kasprzak, Jack shares his experiences working on DreamWorks TV’s Spirit Riding Free and the importance of great communication in order to work well on a production. We also discuss his work with the SketchZone Podcast (on iTunes, check it out!), advice he … Continue reading

Duration:00:29:47

Ep. 082: Bonus Episode - News, Events and Spooky Shows!

10/31/2018
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Hello everyone! It’s Halloween Eve (that’s a thing!) and there were so many news stories in the world of animation that we created a bonus episode to talk about it. We discuss Ed Catmull retiring from Pixar, the Animation Guild’s new agreements, the controversy surrounding Red Dead Redemption 2, events … Continue reading

Duration:00:54:17

Ep. 081: Jack Kasprzak - Animation Director for DreamWorks TV's Spirit Riding Free - Part I

10/17/2018
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Jack Kasprzak is no stranger to the world of animation. After graduating from art school and working for nearly 10 years as a VFX artist for Digital Domain on such films as X-Men: Days of Future Past, 2012, TRON:Legacy, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Ender’s Game, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, and many more, … Continue reading

Duration:01:10:31

Ep. 080: The making of One Small Step with TAIKO Studios - Part II

10/2/2018
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One Small Step tells the story of Luna, a Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut. In part two of our interview with the masterminds behind TAIKO Studios we spoke with CG Supervisor and Rigger Joy Johnson and Head of Pipeline and Technical Animator Andrew Jennings! Join them … Continue reading

Duration:00:58:08

Ep. 079: The making of One Small Step with TAIKO Studios - Part I

9/25/2018
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One Small Step tells the story of Luna, a Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut. In part one of our interview with the masterminds behind TAIKO Studios, the company behind this amazing short, we interviewed studio Founder and CEO Shaofu Zhang, Head of Development and Co-Director Andrew … Continue reading

Duration:01:05:06

Ep. 078: Alina Chau - Animator, Illustrator, Storyboard and Comic Artist - Part II

9/4/2018
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Episode 078 features part 2 of our interview with animator, illustrator, storyboard and comic artist Alina Chau! In this interview Alina shares how her heritage and unique experiences influence her artwork, the importance of taking care of your mental and physical health, how to find a great agent, her current … Continue reading

Duration:01:16:28

Ep. 077: Alina Chau - Animator, Illustrator, Storyboard and Comic Artist - Part 1

8/21/2018
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Animator, illustrator, storyboard and comic artist Alina Chau shares her experiences growing up in Hong Kong, studying animation at UCLA and working in multiple aspects of the animation industry from gaming to television shows at studios ranging from Electronic Arts to Lucasfilm in today’s episode of The Animated Journey Podcast! … Continue reading

Duration:01:32:48

Ep. 076: Victoria Orolfo - Artist/Illustrator for Cartoon Network, Riot Games & More!

8/7/2018
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Art Center alum and all around amazing person Victoria Orolfo is today’s guest on The Animated Journey Podcast! Victoria shares how she manages her time and creates fantastic art for clients ranging from BLT Communications to Riot Games, Cartoon Network and Honda! Hear about the importance of networking, exhibiting at … Continue reading

Duration:00:43:21

Ep. 075: Alex Salsberg - Animator & Creator of PokeGravy Studios - Part II

7/10/2018
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In episode 075, part 2 of our interview with animator Alex Salsberg, Alex shares how he and several of his animation compatriots started Animatic Boston, the dos and don’ts of networking, taking care of your mental health, and what he would tell his younger self. And he shares one of … Continue reading

Duration:01:04:21

Ep. 074: Alex Salsberg - Animator & Creator of PokeGravy Studios - Part I

6/26/2018
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As a kid Alex Salsberg created comics and dreamed of working in the animation industry. After attending Rochester Institute of Technology, teaching animation and freelancing for several years Alex created his own animation business, PokeGravy Studios, where he creates animated content for clients including MTV, Nickelodeon, Skype, KOA, Akamai and … Continue reading

Duration:01:13:55