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 44: Daniel Savage
Daniel Savage is a designer and director based in Los Angeles, CA. On the episode, we talked about his deep love for Instagram, why animation is best done in the context of a team, and the reason for mixed parts. Links: Website: http://somethingsavage.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/somethingsavage Motionographer Article: http://motionographer.com/2013/12/05/daniel-savage-wondersauce-yule-log-2-0/ Vanity Fair Article: http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/05/welcome-to-the-hive Mixed parts: https://mixed.parts Highlights: - Transition to LA from NY - Networking - Starting from scratch - Linkedin - Print Jobs - Animation is hard when you don’t have a team. - Illustration -> Designer - React through storytelling - Rebrand/more mature work as you get older - Fear of releasing work/pigeonholed - Instagram an extension of portfolio - Versatility - Presenting the work you want to be known for - Mini portfolios catered to individual clients - Working for Comedy Central - Yule Log project - StandardVision - mixed.parts - Sense of community/friendships/connections - How can we get the animation community together?