About This Show
From Identity Visuals comes Animalators: curious conversations from the world of animation. On each episode, animator Zac Dixon sits down with members of the animation community to discuss life, art, business and the creative process.
Animalators is part of the Gradient Podcast Network, with new episodes released every other Friday.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 40: Gunner
Ian & Nick are the founders of Gunner, a Detroit based animation and illustration studio. During the episode, we talk about their studio mantra “no bad frames,” how they attract good artists to their studio, and finding inspiration through old books. Links: Website: www.gunner.work Twitter: www.twitter.com/gunneranimation Highlights: -Six people - studio growth -More comfortable now -Hiring people to do the things they don’t know how to do -How they began their partnership -Pros and cons of working in Detroit -Attract good artists & then attract good work -Considering representation -Good work attracts more work -Keep making things -Downtime projects -Mixing mediums together -Undercurrent projects of the studio -Mantra of no bad frames -Bringing in new client processes -Always surprise -Inspiring people -Personal sources of inspiration -Dream Client: Us -Favorite Animated Film: Coraline -What does your family think you do: Cartoons -Animalator: Kangaroo