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Animated Futures

 

This final chapter provides practical advice for those wanting to enter the exciting field of animation. As this book has illustrated, there are many different opportunities available. Whether you hope to work as an independent creator or as part of a global studio, on small-scale charity projects or full-length animated feature films, on a modest budget or a multimillion dollar contract, the journey will certainly be interesting and rewarding.

The chapter considers educational routes to acquiring knowledge and understanding of the discipline, outlines the core skills required by focusing on what potential employers are looking for, and examines some of the promotional choices available, including portfolios and showreels. ...

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