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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A Guide to Demo Reel Reviews at Animation Conventions

Heading to CTN—or any other convention—this year with your demo reel in tow? First, read these pro tips on what to bring, how to...

Meet Mentor and DreamWorks Animator Robyne Powell!

Mentor and DreamWorks animator Robyne Powell answered all our burning questions about 2D vs. 3D animation, how she tackled her most difficult shot, what...

Why I Learned Storyboarding from Mike Kunkel

We asked star student Amanda Robertson to share her experience taking Storyboarding Fundamentals with the legendary Mike Kunkel! Find out what she learned and...

Comedic Timing in Animation: A Student Showcase Behind-the-Scenes

It’s our final behind-the-scenes look at the 2017 Animation Mentor Student Showcase! This time, we take a look at some awesome comedic shots by...

Mastering Body Mechanics: A Student Showcase Behind-the-Scenes

Onward in our behind-the-scenes look at the 2017 Animation Mentor Student Showcase! This week, we take a look at the stellar body mechanics animation...

Shawn Kelly Answers 5 Burning Questions About Demo Reels

Animation Mentor co-founder and ILM Lead Animator Shawn Kelly answers five great student questions about demo reels and gives advice on applying for studio...

Creature Animation: A Student Showcase Behind-the-Scenes

We’re continuing our in-depth look at the 2017 Animation Mentor Student Showcase! Meet the animators, find out where they’re working, and learn more about...

Meet the Annie Award-Nominated Horizon Zero Dawn Animators from Animation Mentor!

Horizon Zero Dawn is one of our favorite games of 2017—and of all time! So, we were ecstatic when we heard that three Animation...

Animating Musical Shots: A Student Showcase Behind-the-Scenes

We’re taking a deep dive on the 2017 Animation Mentor Student Showcase! Meet the animators, find out where they’re working, and learn more about...