The days of "set up and move"...
or drawing pictures one at a time and flipping the papers... are
now long gone.
With state of the art computer animation, the lines between reality
and fantasy in movies and video games are getting fuzzier, and the
tricks and techniques are getting more complex.
Today, the traditional values of Imagination, a sense of color, and great drawing talent are still in high demand, along with a fierce determination to break into the highly competitive field of animation.
Speaking of imagination, think outside the box to consider alternative animation careers such as the lucrative fields of aerospace, health and science, the construction industry, or even fulfilling a demand for animation for the big screen at major league baseball games. These days, you never know where your animation skills might take you.
Just up ahead, check out the latest on the the state of animation around the Web, including where to find forum discussions, downloads, tips, tricks
and how tos at the best sites for animation industry info and
career resources, equipment, software reviews and more ...
More about animation careers around the Web:
Network- A top site for feature articles, news, organizations,
career information and more.
Meat - Get the potatoes, too, with expert advice from professional
animators, arecommended reading list, and related resources.
Nation - Regular posts on the lastest animated movies, related interviews and more of interest to the amateur or professinal animator.
- Find busy forums on studio skills, set building and puppet making,
along with pro animator discussions, news, comprehensive resource
library, and links to stop-motion sites, animation studios, production
artists and newsgroups.
Careers at Pixar - Another industry leader with
recent openings for animation professionals and info on internships, how to
apply, submission requirements, contact info.