October 3, 2017

Animation Freelancers: Protect yourself with these 3 SOW points.

Avoid the Mushy Yuck In feature films, the worst directors were ones who couldn’t make up their minds. I would spend days making revisions and changes. […]
August 31, 2017
Freelance Animation Work

6 Keys for Constant Freelance Animation Jobs

The above 3D illustration was a collaborative project created on the Nimble Collective platform by:  Mack Bo Ross, Haley Kannel, Scott LaFleur, Jason Schleifer, Jason Marino, Brittany […]
September 19, 2016
Preparing For Animation

The Animator’s Toolbox: Preparing For Animation

Congratulations! You’ve been assigned a brand new, shiny and clean, animation shot. It’s just a small portion of the overall project, and there are many like […]
May 19, 2016
Done

How Do You Know When Your Animation Is “Done”?

Being “done” means your goal has been achieved and the same holds true for animation. Find the goal of the scene and do your best. But how?
May 16, 2016

The Great Mouse Launch – Part 5: Fly You Fool

In part 5 of the Great Mouse Launch Series, Jason shows how to combine the domino scene (https://vimeo.com/165532565) with Robyn and the Seesaw! Download File In […]
May 13, 2016

The Domino Effect – Learning Blender’s Rotation Controls

Learn about object rotation in Blender while playing with Dominoes. Jason teaches some common object manipulation techniques while having fun with physics.
May 11, 2016
Working is Fun

Animation Quality vs. Quantity – Finding The Intent

So this is the big question.. How do you find the intent for your animation shot? Here are the things I do to try and hone in on the intent.
May 4, 2016

Animation Quality vs. Quantity – Intent

In the last post I spoke about achieving quality in our work. We separated the idea of a “quality” animation into two main things – great […]
April 27, 2016

Animation Quality vs. Quantity – What About Quality?!?

I think it’s important to qualify what we consider “quality” animation. To do this, I’m going to use a fun technique of organizing ideas that I learned about recently.
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