[Podcast] Senior Character Animator Justin Weg shares what it was like when Blue Sky shut down + his best advice to move up the ranks of character animator


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Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/animation-podcast/justin-weg

Hey! I run a weekly podcast about skill/career sharing in the animation industry.

This week’s episode features senior character animator Justin Weg who shares his journey into CG character animation. Justin has worked on films like Rio, Spies in Disguise, The Peanut’s Movie, and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. He is also a teacher at Animschool, teaching class 5 on character performance, and on the side he is a stop motion hobbyist.

You’ll also learn:

  • What it was like working at Blue Sky during the closure
  • What Justin did to get his first job in CG animation
  • The number one thing he tells his students to work on

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