Moving to New York 2 years ago from Los Angeles where I was born and raised. It was the best decision of my life, and I could not feel more creatively and personally challenged, and fulfilled. I had little to no resources and had to build a name for myself here from scratch.
I feel like being an artist is not necessarily a decision, vs something you feel like you HAVE to do in order to stay sane.
1) Why did you decide to get into this industry? Since I was young, I watched a lot of movies and always loved the feeling of when a movie ended, you walked away with that story and lived with it in from there. It became a part of you like you lived that adventure. I… Read More @Marpio
Why did you decide to work in this industry? It came to me not the other way round. I have always been creative from an early age. I kept journals of writing and I studied pure math. When I graduated, I turned down a lot of money in banking and instead traveled the world as… Read More @joannapickering
1) Why did you decide to get into this industry? When I was 5, I knew I wanted to be involved with movies and TV somehow so I begged my mom to get me involved in acting and voiceovers. I worked at the TV Globo channel in Brazil for about ten years before moving to… Read More @poison_pic
1) Why did you decide to get into this industry? Hello My name is Kelly Alejandra Cantoral and I am a singer, actress and producer from NYC. I am signed to GLITTER TALENT agency. I have always been passionate about performing, creating art and collaborating with other artists. I have booked multiple projects as an… Read More @alejandratheartist
Maisha Moore – Art Director Why did you decide to work in this industry? I love art and animation it was a perfect fit for me. What’s a defining moment in your life? Leaving my racist hometown and vowing to never live there again, even if it was my last option. … Read More @maisha_aileen_moo
Why did you decide to work in this industry? I grew up loving animation and the creativity you can have with it. It’s like the ultimate magic trick, being able to create worlds and characters from nothing and see them be given a life of their own. What’s a defining moment in your life?… Read More @jendavreux
1) Why did you decide to work in this industry? I grew up watching A LOT of cartoons on television when I was growing up. The stories, the colours, the movement, everything about them captured my attention and imagination completely! My heart literally beat to the rhythm of “cartoon heroes,” by AQUA when I was… Read More @kait_lines
Why did you decide to work in this industry? I have always loved stories! I grew up making theatre and studied it into university. I soon realized that the audiences I wanted to reach were waiting beyond the scope of what I could achieve with theatre so transitioned into film and television a few years… Read More @akonkin86