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Interview with Animation Supervisor Wes Mandell

on August 31, 2020

In our 77th podcast we interview animation supervisor, Wes Mandell. Wes has worked in the animation industry for over a decade and a half and has worked on and lead some amazing shows. Wes was a senior animator on Spider-Man: Far from Home, head of animation on The Book of Life, senior animator on Madagascar 3, and most recently an animation supervisor on the unique Netflix original The Willoughbys. It was a pleasure to sit down and talk about animation with someone who has worked in both VFX and feature animation at the highest levels. 

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Interview with Animation Supervisor Wes Mandell

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Interview with Animator Victor Chavez

on July 30, 2020

In our 76th podcast we interview Amazon Game Studios Animator, Victor Chavez. Victor has been a professional animator in games since 2011 and has worked on such titles as Halo 4, Destiny, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Rise of the Tomb Raider. He is currently working at Amazon Game Studios in Orange County on the new IP - New World.

It was great to hear how Victor had a complete career change from a Lead Operations Engineer at Microsoft to a professional animator working on AAA titles.

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Interview with Animator Victor Chavez

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Interview with Lead Animation Michael Cuevas

on June 16, 2020

In our 75th podcast we interview Blizzard Entertianment Lead Animator, Michael Cuevas. Michael has spent 25 years in video game development. He has been specializing in character and creature animation; and has six years of animation instruction experience. Before working at Blizzard Entertainment, Michael's previous companies included Sony Santa Monica Studios, Obsidian Entertainment and Midway Games.

If you would like to find out more about game animation visit our Game Animation Workshops page.

Interview with Lead Animation Michael Cuevas

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