Here are 8 resourceful YouTube channels animators should subscribe to:
1. BaM Animation
Brent Noll and Maximus Pauson are professional artists working in the television animation industry. In their channel, they share their working experiences, give out animation tutorials character design tips, redraw episodes, and so much more. You can also send them your own original art so they can feature it on the show!
2. Film Courage
Sharing stories, experiences, and wisdom from the world of film and television, FilmCourage.com and their YouTube channel offer educational resources featuring video interviews, audio podcasts and circles about filmmaking screenwriting, acting, women in film and many more.
3. Howard Wimshurst
Howard Wimshurst is an award-winning filmmaker, animator, and artist. His channel provides career tips and advice to animators, drawing lessons and animation tutorials, any anything related to animated production, art, and creative storytelling. He also features his collaborations and original animated films.
4. Philip VanDusen
Philip VanDusen is the Principal and CCO of Verhaal Brand Design, a strategic design and branding consultancy in New York City. In his channel, he gives design, branding, marketing and business advice to creative professionals and entrepreneurs on building successful creative practices and brands.
5. Surviving Animation
Eric Calderon is currently a producer at Falcon's Group Creative and he's been in the animation industry for 26 years, gaining experience working at 20th Century Fox Film, Warner Bros. Animation, etc. If you're interested to learn more about the business of cartoons, his channel has exactly the resources for you.
6. Producer's Guild of America
The Producers Guild of America protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. Animators can learn a great deal about film production and the film industry from the advice, tips, and insightful experiences shared by new and accomplished producers alike.
7. Creative Talent Network
CTN is an exclusive online community of top talent animation artists who's contributions can be seen in some of the highest grossing films in the history of animation. CTN is also host to the prestigious CTNanimationeXpo. Check out their channel to learn more about storyboarding, character design, voiceover, portfolios, and other great stuff to learn about animation!
8. Animation World Network
AWN is filled with hundreds of easily searchable short films showcasing visual effects and animation, as well as trailers, clips and behind-the-scenes featurettes, all broken into an array of categories and playlists. Their professional spotlight episodes and key speaker interviews offer relevant and educational information pertaining to all aspects of animation and visual effects.