Animator’s Block

Morr Meroz Career Skills for Artists

Writers get a bad rap for being the only creative professionals to have their own unique illness. I’m referring to the “writer’s block”. Let me clarify something real quick: There’s no such thing as writer’s block. Writing is just like any other art form. The more you practice doing it, the better you get at it. The less you do it, the harder …

Recovering from a Hack

Morr Meroz Misc

Last week we have recovered from a website hack that lasted for 6 days. Before I get into the details I want to make it clear – the hack is completely gone and the website is perfectly ok. Our platform is more secure than it has ever been, and in this post I’ll explain what happened, what it means to …

You Are Not Your Work

Morr Meroz Career Skills for Artists

People, artists especially, associate themselves with their creation. It’s very common to feel that if people don’t like their work, it means they are bad artists, or even bad human beings. That is a very unhealthy way of approaching your work, and could be dangerous. If you over-identify with your work, to the point of feeling that the success or failure …

Bes animation film festivals

Best Animation Film Festivals for Submitting Your Animated Short Film

Morr Meroz Animation Industry, Filmmaking

After finishing our third animated short film Tasteful, we knew we wanted to go all in on festival submission. I’ve had some experience with free or cheap festivals when I submitted Lift Up in 2014, but with Tasteful I wanted to try and get into some of the best animation film festivals in the world, including some Oscar Qualifying ones. …