Once again, I’m finding it hard to pinpoint one particular moment that stands out from the rest. Like any artist there’s definitely moments where I severely doubt the quality of my work and whether or not I’m actually deserving of the goals I’m chasing…but here I am, the Animation Director of a WIA sponsored short… Read More @kait_lines: What is a successful moment in your career so far?
2019 has been an amazing year for me. In addition to being selected as the producer for the Five in Focus Program to create an original animated short film, I am part of a group of women who was awarded the national Harold Greenberg Shorts to Features Grant. We are producing a live action short… Read More @akonkin86: What is a successful moment in your career so far?
When I was on the festival circuit for my previous film, “The Last Resort”, there was a joke I’d written into the film that was so stupid and funny but I absolutely needed it included. While attending a screening of it at a festival, we got to that joke in the film and it made… Read More @its.spelled.blakey: What is a successful moment in your career so far?
How tax credits can affect our industry and what will happen if they are cut or changed. I hope what Vancouver has going on in terms of work, studios and vibrancy will last for years to come. We have a good talented community here.
That schedules will keep getting tighter, and newcomers to the industry will have their love of animation stomped out before their careers are even able to fully take off.
Climate change? Being unable to afford housing in Vancouver? The potential economic collapse of the animation industry? I’ve got a lot of big fears, I’m not really sure I can narrow things down and label one the biggest at this point in time, but there are a few that have definitely been on my mind… Read More @kait_lines: What is your biggest concern with the future?
Climate Change. But in terms of my career, I know that the media landscape is shifting so rapidly and I want to be able to stay on top of trends and continue to find audiences for my work. The Five in Focus program has been great in helping mentor us though our own IP creation… Read More @akonkin86: What is your biggest concern with the future?
Besides global warming and climate change? If we’re just talking about work, my concern is having enough time and resources to make the things I want to make and share with everyone. If anyone is looking to fund a stop-motion, fairy tale-inspired horror short, please get in touch!
Leaving my racist hometown and vowing to never live there again, even if it was my last option.
One of the most recent ones happened in the last year – I was offered a key role in the storyboard department of a new show that my studio was going to be working on, that would keep me working in that position for some time if I accepted. This happened at the same time… Read More @jendavreux: What’s a defining moment in your life?