Ep.156: How to get into animation industry with Martin Wittig

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Martin Wittig, is a character designer and animator in LA. He has been in the animation industry for 22 years, working as a character designer at Disney TV, Dreamworks, Blue Sky Studios, CN, Laika, and others.

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  • Martin says what helped him to progress the most was with good teachers at school and life drawing sessions. It opened his eyes to push himself even more and improve together with other artists around
  • Martin advises that you should be humble about your work and you should be open to criticism and to change if needed
  • Martin wishes he knew more insights into animation industry before starting to stay more on the edge of things happening to recognize the opportunities better.

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Special thanks to Martin for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Martin Wittig, used with permission

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