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How To Create A Production Reel For Your Animation Studio

You've spent a lot of time and money creating your animation studio, so it makes sense that you want to show people what you're capable of. One way to do this is by using a production reel to market the work you've done in the past. If you want to get noticed as an animation […]

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Top 8 Rotoscope Animation Software To Check Out

Are you ready to take your animation game to the next level? Look no further than our list of the top 8 rotoscope animation software options. From traditional techniques to cutting-edge technology, these programs will have you rotoscoping like a pro in no time. So grab your digital pencil and let's get animating! Rotoscope Animation […]

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How to Execute the Perfect Follow Through in Animation

If you are an animator, then you know that the world of animation is a deep one. From the way characters move to the way they talk, everything about an animated project needs to be carefully thought out so it comes off as naturally as possible.  And when it comes to making sure that your […]

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5 Animation Certificate Courses Freelancers Need to Take

Animation is one of the most exciting fields to work in. It's also a competitive field, with hundreds of thousands of people around the world looking for jobs in animation every year. However, if you want to stand out from all these other artists, it's important that you take some time to learn the ins […]

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Why Every Animator Needs to Join an Animation Club!

Your journey in the animation industry can be a long and tedious one. But it's a journey that you don't have to do alone. How so? Well have you ever considered joining an animation club? In this blog, we'll cover the different reasons and benefits of why any animator, beginner or pro, should join an […]

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Animation Character Ideas That Connect To Your Audience

Are you ready to breathe life into your next animation project? Whether you're working on a short film, a TV show, or a feature-length animation, one of the most important aspects is creating animation character ideas that your audience will fall in love with. And let's face it, who doesn't love a good character? But […]

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Top 6 Essential Stop Motion Equipment for Animators

If you're a stop motion animator, you know that you need the right equipment to make your animations as good as possible. But which stop motion equipment is best? The answer is simple: all of it! Just kidding. In this list, we'll go through some of the bare necessities starting with cameras and ending with […]

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What To Look For In Laptops For Animation

Laptops are a necessary part of any animator's life, and they come in many different shapes and sizes. Whether you're just starting out with animation or have been at it for a while, the better your laptop is, the easier your job will be. Here are some things to keep in mind when shopping for […]

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Key Aspects of Animation Quality Freelancers Need

Animation quality has become an important part of the animation industry. In fact, it has been rated as the most important aspect of animation by many clients. If you're able to communicate animation quality in your portfolio as a freelance animator, acquiring leads might just be a walk in the park - as long as […]

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Elevating Projects through Simple Animation Character Design

Character animation is often what clients look for when determining whether your animation skills are suited for their project needs. This also sometimes takes up the most significant amount of time in your animation production pipeline as animating complex characters can take ages. However, with simple character animation design, you can set your project up […]

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Why Creating Animation Boards Is Essential For Freelancers

Understanding how animation boards work is very important if you’re a freelance animator or studio owner who communicates your vision and ideas to clients and collaborators. Animation boards can also save you time and money in the long run.  You are probably wondering, what exactly is an animation board? And what are the benefits of […]

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Creating Visual Magic: Graphic Design In Animation

As a kid, I was fascinated by the opening credits of The Simpsons. They introduced me to the concept of graphic design in animation and left me wondering how they did it. As an adult, I learned that graphic design is an essential element in animation film-making, as well as any other medium where visual […]

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Why Animators Need to Create Animation Ads

As an animator you know that when it comes to advertising, the most effective way of reaching your target audience is through video, there's no questioning that!  This is because animated videos are able to grab people's attention in a way that text and images can't. However, as this world becomes more digitalized, animators are […]

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Why Freelancing is Perfect for a Computer Animation Career

If you're building your computer animation career and you want to accelerate your success, freelancing might be the perfect path for you to take. Freelancing allows you to take on projects in various settings, build connections before you take animation full-time, and so many more things. But what are some of the other benefits of […]

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5 Freelance Animation Errors Every Beginner Makes

Let's face it: we all make mistakes. If you're a freelance animator, there are some freelance animation errors that could cost your client money and time. For you, this can even mean losing the client altogether and soiling your reputation as a freelance animator. Here, we explore five animation errors every freelancer makes so you […]

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5 Animation Secrets of William Hanna & Joseph Barbera

Hanna & Barbera, the masterminds behind Studio Hanna-Barbera, have been called to create "the most successful animation studio in American history." Their animations revolutionized television and helped define animation as a medium and as a genre of television. Their success was built on some animation studio secrets (or perhaps a formula to success?) Some were […]

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Why Creating An Animation Moodboard Creates The Best Videos

Did you know that an animation moodboard has been around since the early 20th century? They were originally used by fashion designers, but the technique has since evolved and is now used in a variety of disciplines, including advertising and marketing.  Recently, the animation industry has been using moodboards to great effect as well. A […]

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Why Animators Need to Add Animation in Emails

Animations in emails are becoming more and more popular as they can add a personal touch to your email. They help increase engagement, capture attention, and aid in getting the message across. You may also think that animation is just for fun, but it is not just that! If you want your email marketing campaign […]

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4 Black Animators that Shaped the Animator Industry

Making it in the animation industry and being an animator is a complicated feat. It's often a collaborative effort between animators of different disciplines who work together to turn pictures and pieces of art into motion. But as the industry grows, the demand for diversity in the field is important for everyone to be recognized […]

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What's the Best Program for Motion Graphics

A motion graphics designer has many different software options to choose from. Some motion graphic programs are more geared towards specific needs, while others can be used to create a wide range of projects. In this blog, we'll cover the pros and cons of several popular software and try our best to answer the question […]

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