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Business School For Ambitious Animators

We Help Motivated Animators Build Successful Freelance Careers and Studios


Our Founder's Clients Include

Our Framework is Simple

The Animators Operating System™ is the key to success for any freelance animator.


Learn how to consistently attract the right prospects.


Convert those prospects into paying clients.


Produce high-performing videos fast.


Promote your client's videos to help them get new clients.

Our Mission

We aim to help animators build a successful freelance career or studio by learning the business side of animation.

Free Marketing Handbook

Discover the only 3 ways of attracting new animation clients with 22 total marketing tactics you can try.

Who We Are

Founded by Ben Marvazi

Since 2011, Ben Marvazi has grown a highly successful animation studio in Los Angeles to 7-figures - working with clients like Uber, Kaiser, NASA, Intuit, Pfizer, Verizon, Dunkin Donuts, Anheuser-Busch, Capital One, Comedy Central, FOX, Cisco, and many more!

Now, Ben focuses his time on helping animators get to six and seven figure incomes with proven systems, processes, and techniques that he’s learned through trial and error over the past 9+ years as a studio owner, and 16+ years as an entrepreneur and marketer.

Since Ben Marvazi’s background is in marketing and entrepreneurship rather than in animation, he’s able to offer the necessary training, tools, and resources most animators lack - in order to succeed in the growing business of animation.

How We Help Animators

Free Handbook

Discover the only 3 ways of attracting animation clients with 22 total marketing tactics you can try and use to start consistently getting new clients today.

Free Masterclass

Learn how to build a 6-figure freelance animation business even if you think you don't have enough experience, money, clients, or confidence.

Animation Accelerator

Our premiere online training program for animators who have completed our free masterclass and are serious about taking the next step to grow their businesses.

How to Start an Animation Studio

You already have the skills to be a great animator, but now what? If you are looking for the answer on how to start an animation studio, it's waiting right here.

Recent Blog Posts

How to Start an Animation Studio

How Do You Start an Animation Studio? The animation industry is one that has a bright future ahead, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down any time soon. Creating animations is far more accessible today than it was in the past, just as queuing in cafes to access the internet is now history.  Close […]
How a Traditional Animation Process Helps Freelancers

“While traditional animation may be waiting in the wings now, its artistic impact and merit are nothing to ignore.” Beth Nipper A traditional animation process is the oldest known process for creating animations. It was first used in the 17th century by the Venetian inventor Giovanni Fontana who popularized the method that became the dominant […]

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Why Is Disney Recycling Animations, and Should You Too?

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. - Walt Disney So, you’ve heard of Disney recycling animations and at first either felt disappointed or were impressed by how inventive they are. Disney recycling animations was a hot topic a few years ago, and while the studio never tried to hide that they […]

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The Secret to Why Animation Studios are Animating on 2s

“Focus on being productive instead of busy.” Tim Ferris Whether you should be animating on 1s, 2s, or 3s is an age-old question that many animators may find themselves facing.  There’s value in every option, but animating on 2s has grown in popularity for some crucial reasons. Some of the most efficient animation producers, animation […]

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12 Essential Animation Equipment Freelancers Must Own

As you make your first foray into the freelance animation business, questions such as “What sort of animation equipment do I require for my office/studio?” and “Where can I get this equipment from?” are bound to cross your mind. With a vast array of animation equipment, software, and hardware now available online or at specialty […]

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Matt Groening’s Net Worth, Legacy, and Impact in Animation

You may not know it yet, but unless you've been living television free for the past 30 years, there's a good chance you are well acquainted with one of Matt Groening's creations, like, for example, The Simpsons. You know, the silly, hapless, sometimes dysfunctional, but well-meaning animated family from the fictional town of Springfield?  And […]

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Virtual Reality Animation is the Future for Animators

Virtual reality has become more and more popular in recent years, especially in the realm of video games and the emergence of a metaverse, both spaces where animators can flourish and take advantage of new animation technology.  Animation has come a long way in terms of its uses as it is no longer only used […]

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Traditional Vs. Digital Animator - What’s The Best Medium?

We've come a long way in the evolution of animation. I mean, can you even believe there was a time when each frame of an animated character was drawn by hand? Well, believe it or not, it happened, and yes, it still happens in some cases.  People who draw their animation characters by hand are […]

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30 Amazing And Simple Animation Exercises For Freelancers

All modern-day animation is built on the foundations of the Principles of Animation, the 12 techniques that all animators should understand and practice as much as possible. We have the original Disney Animators who worked on the earliest and most well-known Disney animations to thank for these concepts and it is indeed something every animator […]

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How Freelance Animators Can Effectively Use Pencil 2D Animation

Succeeding as a freelance animator requires you to have the necessary animation and business skills, as well as good animation software to keep your animation clients satisfied with good quality animations. If you’re considering becoming a freelance animator, check out our blog on the answers to 12 of the best freelance animation questions to see […]

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