Best Animation Documentaries

Morr Meroz Animation Industry, Filmmaking

Welcome to our curated list of the best animation documentaries. This lists consists of what I consider to be the most educational and inspirational films about the animation industry and its people. From Disney in the West to Studio Ghibli in the east. Enjoy! One of the most eye-opening documentaries about the inner-workings of Disney (at least for the timeframe of late 199os …

How to Stay Focused on Big Projects

Morr Meroz Career Skills for Artists

When working on your own, on personal projects, it’s sometimes hard to keep a steady progress through the ups and downs of the creative process. Finding energy and inspiration to work is one thing, but how does one keep working on a long-term project, sometimes spanning over a few years, without losing momentum? Well, that takes practice. My practice My first encounter …

Getting Inspired to Animate (Pros Don’t Wait for Inspiration)

Morr Meroz Career Skills for Artists

“How do you get inspired to animate?” is a question I hear a lot. I often wonder about that question. What does it mean? Have you ever heard someone asking an accountant “How do you get inspired to do taxes?” Probably not. Then why is that a question creative people often hear? We’ve all heard of a writer’s block. A painter who can’t find his …

Bloop Animation Is 3 Years Old

Morr Meroz Animation Industry

Work piled up lately, and it seems I missed Bloop Animation’s 3rd birthday! This is also the first time I’m acknowledging any kind of anniversary for Bloop, and that’s because most of the time I’m preoccupied with the many projects we have going on at any moment (our short films, books, courses, YouTube shows and articles) that I don’t really …

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 …