Why I Don’t Do Client Work

Morr Meroz Filmmaking

I worked for different productions studios (animation, VFX, film etc…), and noticed a few things about their business model. It’s mostly based on having minimal staff, getting clients, then hiring as many freelancers as possible to deliver the work to the client, and repeat. As my animation studio grows, I’m approached very often with offers to do client work myself, …

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. …