Inside the Mind of a Professional Animator With Jim Van Der Keyl

In this interview with Jim Van Der Keyl we will learn about what goes on in the mind of a professional animator!

Jim has worked in numerous world renowned studios such as:

  • Dreamworks
  • Warner Bros
  • Sony Imageworks

He has worked on many feature films including:

  • Kung Fu Panda 1 & 2
  • The Little Mermaid
  • The Iron Giant
  • Stuart Little
  • Shark Tale
  • Over The Hedge
  • Puss N Boots

In this interview Jim gives a lot of golden nuggets you can take with you and he will give answers to some questions you may be wondering yourself such as:

  • How do you get hired by a big studio like Dreamworks?
  • What is the animation workflow of a professional animator?
  • The mindset that you need to succeed as a 3D animator
  • & much more!

Make sure to connect with Jim below and get his book!

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