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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. 085: Crystal Stromer Returns! Animation Director for Teen Titans Go! To The Movies - Part II - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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! - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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! - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

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

Ep. 073: Lila Martinez – Storyboard Artist for The Simpsons, American Dad!, and More! - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

6/12/2018
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Episode 073 features American Dad! storyboard artist Lila Martinez! Lila grew up in Mexico City, studied graphic design, attended Vancouver Film School to study animation, and created her own animation boutique studio BEFORE moving to the states to pursue storyboarding and working for some of the longest running animated shows … Continue reading

Duration:01:04:02

Ep. 072: Andrea Gerstmann - Animator, Background and Character Designer, Storyboard Artist and more! - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

5/29/2018
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Episode 072 of The Animated Journey features animator-designer-storyboard artist-shorts creator Andrea Gerstmann! Andrea journeyed from Canada to the U.S. to pursue her career in animation. Since arriving in the states she has worked on numerous shows including Pig Goat Banana Cricket, Pinky Malinky and Apple & Onion. She also created … Continue reading

Duration:00:56:20

Ep. 071: Convention Roundtable - Part II - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

5/15/2018
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Episode 071 of the Animated Journey Podcast is here with part 2 of our Convention Roundtable! In this episode artists and convention exhibitors Casey Robin, Jeff Schuetze and Alina Chau share tips and tricks for getting all of your convention supplies, organizing for the convention, showcasing your work, providing a … Continue reading

Duration:00:55:47

Ep. 070: Bonus Episode - News, Events and Infinity War! - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

5/9/2018
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What’s happening in the world of animation? Well, we had so much fun talking about news, SoCal events and Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War that we decided to turn it into an entire bonus episode. Enjoy! Southern California Animation Events Center Stage Gallery Life Drawing from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. … Continue reading

Duration:00:41:31

Ep. 069: Convention Roundtable - Part 1 - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

4/25/2018
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CTNX, Comic-Con, Emerald City, MoCCA…You’ve always dreamed of exhibiting at conventions, but where do you start? How do you decide which prints, art books, buttons or pins to sell? Which conventions do you tackle first? How do you differentiate yourself from the hundreds of professionals, amateurs and everyone in-between at … Continue reading

Duration:01:00:15

Ep. 068: Animation Internship Roundtable - Part II - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

4/11/2018
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Once you’ve earned your animation internship, what do you do? What’s the best way to work hard and interact with your coworkers? And what happens if you get the job? Or don’t? Join us for part two of the Animation Internship Roundtable with returning Animated Journey Podcast guests James Mosley, … Continue reading

Duration:01:08:00

Ep. 067: Animation Internship Roundtable - Part I - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

3/28/2018
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How do you get an animation internship? What should you say during an internship interview? And once you land the job, how do you show your coworkers and supervisors that you would be a great addition to the team without coming across as creepy and weird? These are the questions … Continue reading

Duration:00:57:20

Ep. 066: Kris Wimberly - Storyboard Artist and Creator of The Animation Network Podcast - The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

3/13/2018
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Storyboard artist and The Animation Network Podcast creator and host Kris Wimberly joins us for episode 066! Kris dreamed of working in the animation industry and his pursuit of learning the fundamentals of art as well as networking with industry professionals enabled him to work on a plethora of … Continue reading

Duration:01:16:09