Animators Success Stories
Six workshops and less than two years later, right at the end of my last iAnimate workshop, I was offered a job as an animator on my first feature film, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (at Sony Imageworks). I can't say enough great things about Jason Ryan and the entire iAnimate community, an...
iAnimate was such a life-changing experience for me. After years of working in the industry but never quite reaching my full potential or career goals, I noticed that my skills had started to stagnate. I had been interested in online schools for years but the timing had never been just right.
Hi! I'm Samantha Youssef and I'm from Montreal. I'm a 2D feature film animator and artistic director of Studio Technique, where I provide artistic training to various VFX, gaming, commercial and feature studios.
I'm really grateful to the team at iAnimate. Without their great tuition and hard work, I'm sure I would not be working in feature film now. They really helped me improve every aspect of my animation."
After I finished iAnimate I got to work on Guardians of the Galaxy vol.1, was a Senior Animator at Warner Bros. on Legend of Tarzan, a Senior Animator at Dream Works Animation TV on 'How to train your Dragon', Senior/Team lead Animator at Platige Image, and Senior/Lead animator for Watch dogs 2 c...
I got a contract at Eidos on David Hubert's team and now I got another break and working with Jim Van Der Keyl's team at Singing Frog. The bottom line is that with top ranking industry mentors and hard word you can reach your dream.
I worked on a feature film called Strange Magic and even took WS5 while I was in production, animating shots in the day and my assignments at night. But because of that I grew much more as an Animator, and manage to extend my contract and worked on the Warcraft movie, which was a dream come true ...
I am currently working as an animator at Cinesite for feature animation. I enrolled myself at iAnimate because I wanted to become a better animator. Whether you are looking to strengthen your animation reel or to sharpen your acting skill, iAnimate is a perfect place.
Camilo Duarte Franco
My experience in iAnimate was great, it help me to improve a discipline of constant work, learn from different workflows. Like a muscle, animation demands a lot of practice, that combined with good attitude and team oriented vision have given me the chance to collaborate in some really cool proje...
I've had multiple interviews where they ask "What game is that from?" when viewing pieces I did in classes 1 and 2. iAnimate has been a huge influence on my demoreel and my job positions recently.
At the time that I decided to make the choice to enroll at iAnimate, I had been feeling, for a while, that I was needing something more in my personal development to help elevate myself to a next level. I did my research and at the end of the day, made my choice to enroll at iA.
After years focused on the gaming industry, I felt the need to go further in the level of subtlety and polish of my work. I wanted to make the jump from games to animation feature films, but my reel was missing some decent acting pieces!
"I chose iAnimate, because of the instructors, rigs, school structure, and the community seemed to be a step up in relation to the other online schools. I enrolled in the Games Animation program, because I'm a hardcore gamer and passionate for games! I want to break into the game animation indust...
What an amazing program to be apart of, this is the most comprehensive learning experience you will get on the market. It wasn't just an education, it was about setting yourself an expectation of what to reach at the end of the 14th week program and being able to reach that goal with the help of ...
“The reel I submitted is the most recent work I did during my games workshops that I finished in iAnimate last 2021. My older feature workshop shots gave me my first shot in the industry, and I've been working for the past 10 months thanks to everything I've learned through iAnimate.”