iAnimate Podcast Quarantine Message

on March 26, 2020

Someone at CTN once told us how they enjoyed our podcasts, but more so now being a remote animator, because it gave them that feeling of still being connected to the animation community. The world is in isolates due to the quarantine, but we've got your back. We've interviewed many great guests through out the years and discussed a variety of great projects. Please enjoy and pass along: https://ianimate.net/podcasts

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Spring 2020 Term update

on March 18, 2020

Dear Community,
Many of you have shared concerns regarding iAnimate future activities due to the current situation. We'd like to reassure everyone currently enrolled or considering to register with iAnimate for April's term, iAnimate will continue its usual operation during this challenging period of time. As always, should you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Contact us.

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Interview with Principal Animator Ricky Wood

on February 28, 2020

In our 72nd podcast we interviewed Ricky Wood who is currently a Principal Animator at the newly formed, People Can Fly NY. Ricky has been animating games since 2003 and has helped ship 5 action packed titles - Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey To The West, DmC: Devil May Cry, Just Cause 3 and Just Cause 4.

He got his start in games at Ninja Theory, during the pre-production phase of Heavenly Sword. Ricky's work quickly became the benchmark of quality within the company, where he spent over 10 years honing his skill as a combat, creature and action cinematic animator. Creating high quality content was one half of his responsibility there, the other was mentoring the team to achieve their very best.

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

Interview with Principal Animator Ricky Woody

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Interview with Pixar Animator Andrew Atteberry

on January 31, 2020

In our 71th podcast we interviewed Pixar animator and iAnimate alumni, Andrew Atteberry. Before joining Pixar Animation Studios Andrew got his start at Magnetic Dreams, a small studio in Tennessee where he learned many portions of the pipeline. Wanting to grow in his animation skills he joined iAnimate. After graduating iAnimate he went on to Walt Disney and joined their talent development program, Blue Sky Studios, and MPC. He's worked on such films as Rio 2, The Peanuts Movie, Coco, Toy Story 4, and most recently Pixar's Onward. Being somewhat newer to the industry, it was great to hear Andrew's journey from student to professional and some of his learning experiences.

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

Interview with Pixar Animator Andrew Atteberry

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