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.
Talk about a student success story! Animation Mentor alumnus Yair Gutierrez is killing it at...
Enjoy this Q&A with 3D Modeler and former Animation Mentor student Rin Jones! Rin credits her mentors with helping her discover her passion for 3D Modeling.
Alum and Blue Sky Senior Technical Animator Teresa Storhoff, talks about her career path and shares her best animation industry advice.
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.
Pro animator Jason Martinsen shows us his workflow and walks us through a live animation demo in this webinar recap.
Animation Mentor staff pick their favorite films of the 2010s.
We’re excited to announce our newest workshop, Introduction to 3D Character Modeling, taught by Hong Chan Lim, Senior Character Artist at Blizzard Entertainment.
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.
Get your fill of acting and animation tips with our series on Animating the 6 Basic Emotions. Polish your demo reel with advice from our awesome mentors, professional animators who are working across the industry on the coolest projects!
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.
Framestore animator Natalia Falowksa chats about her work on The Lion King, her time at two large VFX studios, and her school experience!
First up is DreamWorks animator Tim Ingersoll with tips on animating Sadness! 🙁
Animation Mentor alum and OpenPixel Studios Co-Founder Kathryn Taccone shares her student experience and animation advice, and reaffirms the importance of having diverse voices in film.
All animators have different tastes and directions we’d like to take our animation careers. Some of us may prefer wild cartoony action, others may prefer subtle realism. But even if you don’t imagine yourself specializing in cartoony animation, studying it will add important tools to your foundation and make you a better overall animator. Cartoony animation isn’t just for cartoony animators—and here’s why!
Liron Topaz, Lead Animator at DreamWorks Animation, shares character animation tips and the best advice he’s ever gotten.
Animation Mentor sat down with alumnus and Sony animator Nick Kondo to hear about his work on the Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
For answers to these and other important questions, read 5 Reasons Why 3D Animators Should Know Autodesk Maya.