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  • The Best Animation of 2016: Animation Mentor Staff Picks
    By: Animation Mentor

    Jan
    2017
    11

    For all the trials and tribulations that 2016 brought us (RIP Princess Leia) it’s important to think back on all the good moments we had as well. There were so many inspiring and groundbreaking animated moments over this past year that we had a seriously hard time choosing our favorites—but we ultimately decided we were up to the task! So start the year off right and get inspired by these incredible animated works. Here are our favorite films, games, shorts, and characters of 2016.

    -The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • The Top 10 Animation Blog Posts of 2016
    By: Animation Mentor

    Jan
    2017
    07

    Happy New Year! To help you stay inspired in 2017, we rounded up the cream of the crop of our animation posts from 2016. Learn how to overcome artistic insecurity (everyone has it...trust us), find out why the bouncing ball exercise is still bouncin’ strong, hear from two Animation Mentor alumni who went on to live the dream at DreamWorks—and more! Without further ado, here are our top 10 most popular animation posts of 2016—be sure to bookmark this one as a great round-up of resources for animators of all skill levels.

    -The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • Introducing Viktor and Moya, Two New Animation Mentor Character Rigs
    By: Justin Owens

    Dec
    2016
    20
    Viktor and Moya Character Rigs

    We’re excited to introduce two of our new character rigs, Viktor and Moya, available to our Character Animation Program students and alumni! These expressive rigs were designed from the ground up with animation in mind, and we’re happy to share a behind-the-scenes look into the process that went into creating these two dynamic characters!

    -The Animation Mentor Crew


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  • 5 Animated Movies to Watch on Netflix Over the Holidays
    By: Animation Mentor

    Dec
    2016
    08
    DreamWorks Penguins of Madagascar

    When the weather is colder and the days are shorter, nothing feels better than curling up with a good book—or a good animated movie! Even if your holiday season is too hectic to spend the whole time kicking back, you can always put a movie on while you’re wrapping or cooking or whatever you’re doing!

    It’s the time of the year to treat yo’ self! And we’ve got a great list of 5 ways to do that—all available via Netflix. As an added bonus, all of these movies were worked on by Animation Mentor alumni and/or mentors! Just grab some popcorn and enjoy.

    -The Animation Mentor Crew


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