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  • Animation Demo Reel Review Etiquette
    By: Andrew Park

    Sep
    2018
    19

    So, you've secured a demo reel review at a convention, job fair, etc., but it's not just about the work! You want to make a good impression too. There are definitely do's and don'ts to abide by when getting your demo reel reviewed—learn what they are from Image Engine Senior Animator Andrew Park.


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  • What is Visual Development in Animation?
    By: Nolen Lee

    Sep
    2018
    12

    Nolen Lee—freelance artist, Punching Pandas creator, and new mentor—shares what a Visual Development Artist does and what inspired him to become one after starting out as a civil engineer. Learn more about the role of concept art and how it fits into the animation pipeline.


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  • What is Previsualization?
    By: Nicole Herr

    Sep
    2018
    05

    The art of making entertainment has been evolving from the very beginning. Now with animation, the process of visualizing a product has moved from storyboards to animatics to previsualization animation—commonly called Previs! To learn more about what goes into Previs, we asked Nicole Herr, Senior Previs Character Animator for The Lion King, Rampage, and The Jungle Book and also the mentor for our Previsualization for Animators Workshop!


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  • Are you ergonomically correct?
    By: Shelby Cass

    Aug
    2018
    28

    As an animator, or animation student, you likely spend a LOT of your time at a desk of some kind—which can be surprisingly bad for you if you don’t have the right set-up. Learn how to stay healthy while you’re animating in this series by Certified Ergonomist Shelby Cass, who created the Educational Ergonomics program at Pixar!


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