Rebecca Keegan from the L.A Times has a fascinating and in depth conversation with a few big animation directors in the industry. All the animation directors she talks with have featured films such as Paranorman, Brave, Rise of the Guardians, Wreck it Ralph and Hotel Transylvania.

Animation Roundtable Discussion with Feature Film Animators

Enjoy this fascinating talk by the group and get pulled into the world of the challenges in making an animation, animators, pitches, concepts, designs, rigging and the future of animation! The video is dated 2012 but we thought it would give any animator great insight.

L.A. Times Roundtable Discussion: Animation 2012

Here’s a link to the latest one by L.A Times which we noticed on the Triggerfish Animation studio feed.

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Ruan Smit started Pixelsmithstudios with the vision of creating a new design orientated environment of sharing, learning and expertise development amongst local Animators,Illustrators and VFX artists.