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Career Questions tagged Animation

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Jose Mar 13 39 views

What types of drawing designs are recommended to learn?

Since I am still learning, I would like to focus on what type of drawing style I should learn before deciding on what career I would like to choose.

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Lily Feb 27 59 views

What unique jobs are there for artists?

I want to see what I can do in my future

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Lucas Feb 02 138 views

Is being a manga artist hard?

Im in 8th grade and I really like drawing and anime so I wanna be a manga artist but I would like to know the hardships of being one.

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Thomas Jan 22 81 views

School Options for Animation (in Canada)?

What is the best pathway to becoming a 2D animator? Are online programs like Animation Mentor or worth it? Or is it better to get an actual degree from a school like Sheridan?

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Polus Jan 13 157 views

What is a good online community to post my own stories?

I am an aspiring artist and writer wanting to go into writing and animation. I have many different concepts for stories but I have no way to publish them in a way that would get me any sort of publicity. I would love it if someone could provide me with a free, online site that would allow for...

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Liam Dec 08, 2022 288 views

What are three important things I should know about doing Animation as a career?

I am planning on starting a career in animation as I am an artist, and go to college for 5 years after leaving Job Corp. Anything I should consider?

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Orion Dec 06, 2022 126 views

What is the best lighting options for stopmotion?

I have done a few stop motion projects, but I can never seem to find the sweet spot when it comes to lighting, and I'm looking to improve and see what I can do to give them the "realistic" look, without taking away all shadows. Any advice on what would be the best?

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Carlina Nov 09, 2022 323 views

What is the best direction if you want to become a 2D Animator?

I'm currently a senior in high school, aiming to become a 2D Animator, but I don't know the best way to achieve that goal efficiently in a way that works best for me. I still want to review basic drawing skills while also developing new animation skills so I can build a career out of what I...

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Edwin Nov 01, 2022 156 views

Inquiries on Animation-related job?

How can I ensure that I am compensated fairly for my work, as someone who's looking to be an up and coming animator? Unionization, contract stipulations, etc. are all factors which I've considered, but I'm unsure as to which agencies I can network with to secure amicable working conditions.

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Cole Oct 31, 2022 493 views

What jobs have little to no contact with other people ?

What jobs have little to no contact with other people ?

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Ben Oct 30, 2022 236 views

What jobs are there for Computer Animation?

I am interested in careers around computer animation, both 3D and 2D. What kind of jobs are there in that field?

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Ben Oct 30, 2022 205 views

High school classes for Game Development and Animation?

Are there any classes I should take during high school if I want to get into software/game development and/or animation?

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Zi'ez Oct 25, 2022 141 views

What steps did you take to get in your field of work?

how did you figure what career you wanted to work in?

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Brianna Aug 26, 2022 139 views

how much schooloing is required for becoming an animator

I draw a lot and think that becoming an animator is something I would enjoy im just wondering how much schooling it would take and what are some good colleges to attend

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Tatiana Aug 03, 2022 460 views

How do you become an animator and illustrator at the same time?

So, I read a Q&A from a professional Background (BG) Artist a few days ago. The BG said "a illustration skills don’t always translate to animation." So, it made me wonder more about the differences between the two fields. They're both art-based careers, yet there's some differences I...

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Tatiana Aug 03, 2022 471 views

What type of animation jobs have flexible hours + stable pay?

Hello, everyone. While I researched animation roles, I learned that some workers may work long hours/overtime, or that animators work project-to-project. The fact that some people may go through a period of no work with studios or experience high levels of burnout troubles me (as that is...

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Tatiana Jul 31, 2022 400 views

How to choose which animation specialization to study?

Hello! I'm interested in having a career in animation. When I started looking at animation more closely, I thought "animator", "producer", and "director" were the only job titles you could have. Turns out there's many different jobs to choose from. However, I have no idea which area to...

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Aaliyah Jul 22, 2022 283 views

Animation industry

I stepped away from an art college because it was extremely overwhelming, it was super competitive and the workload left me in tons of panic attacks. I also couldn't afford the tuition. Its been awhile (cause of covid) and now im thinking of going back to community for two years to start my...

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Brandon May 17, 2022 245 views

What do I need to do to become a videogame animator

I am a Freshman and have a good understanding on videogame designing, however; I want to know what to do on how to make cut scenes, movement and attacking animations, ect. I know how to code it into the game just don't know if I should take animation, 3d-animation or something else

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dylan May 13, 2022 316 views

I like to use computers and i would like to learn how to animate digitally how schools might be good for me

I would like to better learn how to animate or 2d or 3d digitally what might be some good schools

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Khriz May 11, 2022 244 views

How exactly do you do special effects?

1. how do you exactly do special effects?

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Jacob May 09, 2022 230 views

what exactly is modeling, texturing, animation, rendering, set design, special effects?

I know it used in movies and social media sometimes to create human looking objects feel alive but what do you have to do for each like, what is rendering and why is it important what is the importance of texturing? that's what I wanna know what is the point of each of the things listed and...

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Jacob May 06, 2022 220 views

what is the hardest task of being an animator?

I'm researching special, effects artist and animator. They create special effects or animations using film, video, computers, or other electronics animation to make a character feel real and alive in a way.

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Jesua Apr 04, 2022 219 views

How often do animation studios look for new employees?

the frequency that studios usually hire new workers, in this case animators or artists

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Jesua Apr 04, 2022 180 views

Are degrees a major requirement in animation?

I have heard you don't really need a degree in animation to work as an animator, but some jobs do require them. I'm curious to know whether you really need one or not.

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Voc Mar 02, 2022 219 views

How can you make special effects of kids turning into animated versions of themselves?

I like stories where live action kid actors become cartoons of themselves #actor #actor

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Alex Feb 07, 2022 269 views

Which College has Animation classes?

So, the reason I’m asking this is because since I want to become a Cartoonist, I’m just wondering what kind of college has Animation/ Cartooning classes. #animation #college #art #cartoonist

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Jesua Feb 01, 2022 870 views

What kind of problems do animators face in their jobs?

It could be struggles with mental health, overwork, low pay or anything in general to give me a vague idea to things I need to keep an eye on before entering the industry. [some advice on what is expected of me while I work would also be helpful] #animation #artist #art

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Hope Nov 10, 2021 267 views

How can you turn a live action person into animation?

I notice this topic on movies, tv shows, and commercials.# #animation

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Isa Oct 26, 2021 239 views

What is a good starting point for someone who wants to be an animator?

I am a high school senior who is interested in animation. #animation