What’s more annoying than blinking LEDs and the whirring fans of your home office computer when you’re in bed trying to go to sleep, after a twelve hour fix spent slouching over your keyboard, thanks to an ungrateful and poorly paying client?
Keeping up with the special effects animation industry is quite a feat. Aside from the obligatory ear you have to keep to the Hollywood ground, there is a more important aspect of education that calls us up off our coaches and into classrooms.
Starting out as a freelance animator is damned tough. It’s a rocky start, but once you’re established with post and animation houses around town (whatever town that may be), it can truly be a nice ride. To get there, though, requires a hell of a lot of patience and no less than vigorous tenacity on your part (and a lot of antacids).