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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. …

How to Become an Animation Director

Morr Meroz Animation Industry, Career Skills for Artists, Filmmaking

Many of the questions I get are about how to become an animation director. But unlike most jobs, there’s no clear path to becoming a director. Going to film school does not guarantee a directing job after, and there’s rarely a job opening under “Director” online. Some people get there at 21, and some spend their whole life trying and …

Making Your Animation Reel Stand out – A Detailed Guide

Morr Meroz Career Skills for Artists

This is a guest contribution by Rusty Gray of rustyanimator.com. When you drool over someone’s AMAZING demo reel – what are your first thoughts? “Man! How could I ever make a reel that good…” “I wish I had animations that everyone was blown away by…” “Pixar / ILM / Blizzard is going to hire this guy like right now! Can I go …

How to Install a WordPress Theme for your Portfolio Site

Morr Meroz Career Skills for Artists, Hardware / Software

I have recently posted an article showing how to create a portfolio website using WordPress. I have also curated a list of my favorite portfolio themes to choose from, and in this post I will show you, step by step, how to install a WordPress theme for your new portfolio website. Watch the video or keep reading. Disclaimer: This post contains …