Jim Brown – Tippett Studio

Creative Blocks

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Tippet Studio Animation Supervisor Jim Brown shares his experience dealing with creative blocks. Deciding how to start a shot can be a challenge in itself, and Jim offers his advice on how to get the creative juices flowing.

Jim suggests starting with a lot of research — YouTube, Vimeo, GlobalZoo, UltraSlow can be great places to get reference. Then, create sketches to create a clear picture in your mind of what you want to achieve. Getting out there and doing your homework will make a huge difference in establishing the foundation for your shot.

Jim’s Filmography:
  • Immortals (animation supervisor)
  • Priest (animation supervisor)
  • Season of the Witch (animation supervisor)
  • Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (animator)
  • New Moon (animator)
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (animator)
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua (animation supervisor)
  • Enchanted (lead character animator)
  • The Shaggy Dog (lead animator)
  • Son of the Mask (lead animator)
  • Constantine (animator: Tippett Studio)
  • The Stepford Wives (animator)
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (animator)