An interview with Yvonne Grizenkowicz who founded Animation Nights New York (ANNY), a venue for independent animation filmmakers to be seen.
Alum and Content Creator Sir Wade Neistadt spoke with 10 Animation Mentor students and alumni who animated shots in our Student Showcase.
Watch the 2021 student showcase and check out the top 5 things these 3D animators learned at school that’ll change the way you watch a Pixar film.
Talk about a student success story! Animation Mentor alumnus Yair Gutierrez is killing it at...
Enjoy this entertaining and all-encompassing guide to animation for beginners! With an overview of the film production pipeline, a list of common industry jobs, and a large resources section, this is sure to be your go-to animation guide.
Alum and Blue Sky Senior Technical Animator Teresa Storhoff, talks about her career path and shares her best animation industry advice.
We had such a blast hosting Industrial Light & Magic Animator Jean-Denis Haas for our two-part webinar, Animating From Home. Watch the replay below!
As part of our series reflecting on Animation Mentor’s 15th birthday, we reached out to AM alumnus and Lead Animator at Epic Games, Brandon Beckstead.
Animation Mentor has been teaching online for 15 years so we’re very comfortable working from home. Read on for a list of tips from the real pros: our students and alumni. They have great advice!
Animation Mentor is celebrating its 15th anniversary with insight from its Co-Founders and a timeline of big moments in the industry since 2005.
We felt inspired chatting with Mike Mattesi of FORCE Drawing, as he shared his journey and his tips for beginning artists.
Did you know that drawing skills can be helpful for animators and that anyone can learn to draw?? Read our conversation below to learn more.
Animation Mentor staff pick their favorite films of the 2010s.
We’re thrilled to announce our brand new partnership with Women in Animation! Read on to learn about WIA’s mission from President Margaret Dean and to view new scholarship offerings for AM students.
We’re so excited to introduce you to our new rig, Quinn! Creating a rig is a detailed process, but we got in touch with the Quinn team to break it down for us. Read on to learn about the process of bringing this friendly newbie to life, from design, to modelling, to rigging, and finally, animation.
Our new blog series focuses on Animating the Six Basic Emotions, and we’re covering them one emotion at a time. This won’t surprise you, but the last and final emotion is SURPRISE. Read on for more!
Our new blog series focuses on Animating the Six Basic Emotions, and we’re covering them one emotion at a time!
First up is DreamWorks animator Tim Ingersoll with tips on animating Sadness! 🙁
Why do Animation Mentor students use Autodesk Maya? Is this animation software really that important? Can I learn it on my own?
For answers to these and other important questions, read 5 Reasons Why 3D Animators Should Know Autodesk Maya.
Woohoo! This is the second post in our series about the wide world of career paths for animators!...
We caught up with Usman Olomu, Summer 2016 Animation Mentor graduate and now Framestore London...
It's Oscar season! What better time than now to catch up with Animation Mentor alumnus Philip To,...