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Anim Talk & Animated Features & CG & Freelancers & Networking & Outsourcing & Overseas Production & The Biz & VFX Labor Issues

A 24-Minute Documentary on The Unsustainable VFX Industry

Hollywood’s Greatest Trick was produced by Sohail Al-Jamea and Ali Rizvi for McClatchy Video Lab, a division of the McClatchy media organization that owns dozens of newspapers around the United States. The reporting for the piece was’ done by Greg Hadley and Elizabeth Koh. It was one of the most controversial cinematic moments of 2016. In the final scene of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” a figure shrouded in a white cloak turns, extends her hand, faces the camera…

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Freelancers & ILM & Jobs & News & Resources & The Biz

The ILM Perspective: Careers, Recruiting, and Industry Advice

Thursday, August 4th, 2016, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Thursday, August 4th, at 7:30 pm for an evening with Industrial Light & Magic at the Gnomon Stage. Generalist, Sonja “Sony” Christoph and Hard Surface Modeler, Joseph “Jay” Machado will reveal their career path stories while sharing the skills and activities that led to their landing and building successful roles at ILM in San Francisco. Recruiters, Lori Beck and Jennifer Coronado, will share the history and background of ILM, from San…

Anim Talk & Freelancers & Inspiration & Networking & The Biz & VFX Labor Issues

Mike Monteiro: F*ck You, Pay Me

I apologize for the lack of posts the past month. I have been working on a previz gig for “China” (said like Trump) and it has been a lot of work. I will do some catch up over July. In the meantime, everyone should watch this video and if you need a good entertainment attorney, email me and I will send you mine. The most popular CreativeMornings talk of all time, Mike Monteiro gives us some valuable advice on how…

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Freelancers & Jobs & Networking & News & The Biz

10 Top Animation Job Newsletters and Feeds

I get a lot of job offers in my email box.  After working in Los Angeles so long, I don’t interview and most people know me, call me up and we strike a deal.  But, I have come to like looking through these ten job newsletters from time to time, especially when I know I have seniors graduating USC or undergrads and MFA students getting ready for internship season.  So… here are my top ten animation job newsletters you should…

Session - Live Crits with Angie Jones
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Freelancers & Inspiration & Internships & Jobs & Learning & Resources & The Biz & Tutorials

Live Critiques with Angie Jones – Thinking Animation Sessions

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]I have now opened a shop on the website with three courses available for purchase. Most  questions can be answered on the shop faq, but if not? just drop me a line at angie@thinkinganimation.com  I look forward to seeing you in the Thinking Animation Sessions! SNACK BITE – (1 HOUR) In my “Snack Bite” Thinking Animation Critique Session we’ll go over concerns regarding your reel, a short film or a simple animation test to improve your skills and demo reel. I…