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We Help Motivated Animators Build Successful Freelance Careers and Studios

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

Attract

Learn how to consistently attract the right prospects.

Convert

Convert those prospects into paying clients.

Produce

Produce high-performing videos fast.

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Promote your client's videos to help them get new clients.
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We aim to help animators build a successful freelance career or studio by learning the business side of animation.

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Discover the only 3 ways of attracting new animation clients with 22 total marketing tactics you can try.
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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.
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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.
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Learn how to build a 6-figure freelance animation business even if you think you don't have enough experience, money, clients, or confidence.
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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.
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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 […]
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The Secret Technique to Efficiently Animating 2D Characters

“Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.” Peter Drucker, Author Image by Anders Norén via Duduf 2D character animation is a fun and exciting process involving combining various pictures of different widths and heights to create the illusion of movement when there is none in a two-dimensional world without any depth. Animating characters […]

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What Animators Can Learn from Asian Animation

In the late 1800s, moving pictures took the world by storm. The idea that movement could be captured and replayed for an audience introduced a whole new chapter in the tale of entertainment. And when moving cartoons came onto the scene in the early 1900s, the extra twist only added to the excitement. Around the […]

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Why Animators Should Include LGBT Representation in Animation

“Equality means more than passing laws. The struggle is really won in the hearts and minds of the community, where it really counts.” Barbara Gittings, Activist In TV and film, LGBT representation has always been rather half-baked or forced; even mere references would have to be thoroughly discussed between writers and executives or face the […]

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2D vs. 3D Animation – Settling the Debate

“With film, TV, and video game fans all over the world hungry for fresh content, there are more opportunities than ever before for aspiring 2D and 3D Animators.” Nadia Stefyn, Animator and Writer There are numerous animation styles that you can try out to create and sustain a successful career as a freelance animator. Deciding […]

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How Animators Use Math in Their Career

"We use math, science, and code to create these amazing worlds. We use storytelling and art to bring them to life." Danielle Feinberg, Director of Photography, Pixar While the primary focus is usually on the creativity in animated films, behind the scenes lies the unsung glory of math and how it is significant to an […]

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Top 10 Best Computers For Animators

“Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.” Albert Einstein Ah, the age-old question: what do I buy, and why? In this case, we’re talking about computers and not just those big towers you might be used to. There are many reasons […]

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The Definitive Guide To Creating Social Media Animations

“As well as grabbing attention, video content can also make social media messages more memorable.” The Animation Guys, Animators GIF by Margarita Ivanchikova via Dribble Social media’s popularity has grown exponentially over the past decade. Social media has become an integral part of our everyday lives, and many people have taken advantage of this to […]

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Why Are Animators Creating Animations In Procreate

“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” Richard Branson, Entrepreneur and Business Magnate There are tons of animation software and mobile applications springing up. Each one promises advanced new features and a more efficient animation process.  See for yourself and check out the top 10 best animation software for freelance animators or […]

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10 Ways That Western Animation Influenced Global Animation

“The role of culture is that it’s the form through which we as a society reflect on who we are, where we’ve been, and where we hope to be.” Wendell Pierce, Actor For some, a cartoon by any other name would still be just a cartoon. But, for animators and animation enthusiasts, where a cartoon […]

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