8 ways to shine as an animator

Professional animators need to be able to please both the director, with the quality of their work, and the producer, with their speed. As head of animation at Escape Studios my job is to make sure all my students are ready to succeed in today's animation industry. What follows are nine simple steps that all animators can take to make sure their workflow is good, fast and reliable. 

01. Create a camera and lock it off

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Alex Williams has worked on titles including Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and studios from Blue Sky, to Sony Imageworks. He now teaches animation at Escape Studios.