Animation Mentor

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Animation Mentor is the original online animation school. Founded in 2005 by three veterans of Pixar Animation Studios and Industrial Light & Magic, Animation Mentor connects you with professional, working animators who mentor you in the art of animation and prepare you for your dream career.
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New Workshop: Introduction to 3D Character Modeling

It’s like your birthday came early, isn’t it?? We’re equally excited to announce our newest workshop, Introduction to 3D Character Modeling, taught by Hong...

Q&A with Pixar Animator Luis Uribe

Interview in English AM: Can you describe your animation journey? How did you arrive at this moment in your career? LU: I grew up in Bogotá,...

Introducing Snip, a Brand New Animated Short

The Team Behind Snip Animation Mentor: Can you tell us a little about the creative group behind Snip? How do you all know each other? ...

Animation Mentor and Women in Animation Announce New Partnership

New Partnership Animation Mentor is excited to announce a brand new partnership with Women in Animation, an organization that is committed to promoting women in...

Animating the 6 Basic Emotions: Acting Tips from Pro Animators

If there’s one thing animators have in common it’s that they’re always learning. Ask any professional animator whether they identify as a student or...

New Workshop: 2D Animation for Beginners

Rough 2D animation test of Jiminy Cricket done by Jay Jackson Traditional 2D Animation Concepts with a Modern Twist There’s something magical about the art of...

Q&A with Lion King Animator Natalia Falowska

Studying Animation Animation Mentor: Tell us about your animation journey; why did you decide to pursue animation and how did you get to where you...

Animation Career Advice with Shawn Kelly & Carlos Baena

What should I put on my animation demo reel? What can animators do to improve their skills after Animation Mentor? How do I build...

Meet Quinn: Animation Mentor’s Newest Rig

Animation Mentor: Where did the idea for Quinn come from? Bobby Beck, CEO: It’s really exciting actually. We polled the entire AM community to...