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  • Joshua Pinker on joining the animation industry
    by Mike Schnier on October 22, 2020 at 5:18 pm

    Joshua Pinker is a 2D animation artist, originally from New Jersey. He graduated from Lesley University in 2014. Since then he has contributed as an animator on numerous projects with studios across Canada and the United States. In his spare time […]

  • Beep & Tweet features robots, lasers, explosions and heart
    by Mike Schnier on October 16, 2020 at 9:36 pm

    Beep & Tweet is an ambitious animated short produced by Iron Feather Studios, a team of third-year students at Sheridan College in Ontario, Canada. Their film follows a robot who takes a small bird under its wing, but must come to terms with the […]

  • Quinn Taketa on making a splash with Part of Your World
    by Erin Hynes on October 6, 2020 at 7:03 pm

    When Quinn Taketa began sharing her thesis film Part of Your World on social media, she didn’t expect it to go viral. Within a few days, the short film has garnered over 78k views on Twitter, and gained acclaim on LinkedIn and NewGrounds as […]

  • Tony Ross on teaching beginners Toon Boom Harmony Premium
    by Mike Schnier on September 2, 2020 at 7:56 pm

    Tony Ross (also known as TonyTeach) is an animator and instructor who has taught courses for the Atlanta College of Art, and LinkedIn Learning. He has also worked with Toon Boom to get artists and animators comfortable with working in […]

  • Germán Acuña delves into Chilean sorcery in Nahuel and The Magic Book
    by Edward Hartley on August 12, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    What is your greatest fear? Animator Germán Acuña helps us overcome our phobias in his beautifully-imagined directorial debut, Nahuel y el libro mágico (Nahuel and the Magic Book). The feature follows a protagonist held back in […]

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