The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals

The Animated Journey: Interviews with Animation Professionals


Latest Episodes

Ep. 094: Jeff Schuetze Returns! Storyboard Artist for BoJack Horseman
September 27, 2019

We’re back from our summer hiatus to bring you another exciting interview, this time from The Animated Journey’s own Jeff Schuetze, who this year worked as a storyboard artist on the amazing BoJack Horseman!

Ep. 093: Bonus Episode - News, Reviews and Avengers: Endgame!
May 28, 2019

We’re back to discuss animation and entertainment news and movie and TV reviews! Big stories in this bonus episode include Disney purchasing Hulu, Sonic the Hedgehog’s less than stellar design reception, the new Aladdin live action re-make,

Ep. 092: Your Animated Life Part 7 - Your Health with Lauren Krieger
May 14, 2019

Everyone wants to be healthy and practice good habits, but the animation industry is rife with stories of people not sleeping, not taking care of mental and emotional health and subsisting on ramen and candy.

Ep. 091: Your Animated Life Part 6 - The Visa Process with Nooree Kim and Yvonne Hsuan Ho
April 23, 2019

If you’re from another country, the one constant in your mind when wanting to work in the animation industry in the United States  is how you will get a visa or green card. In today’s episode of the Your Animated Life miniseries,

Ep. 090: Your Animated Life Part 5 – The Animation Guild with Storyboard Chair Jake Hollander
April 09, 2019

Today on the show we’re pleased to have Animation Guild member and Storyboard Committee Chair Jake Hollander! A storyboard artist who has worked at Rough Draft and Nickelodeon, Jake shares how he entered the industry and offers advice for students and ...

Ep. 089: Your Animated Life Part 4 - Freelancing with Todd Favela
March 27, 2019

Freelancing – the mythos surrounding the word is palpable. Make your own hours! Charge your own rates! Work in your PJs! But is it the promised land that many of us think it is? In today’s episode character and prop designer and returning guest Todd Fa...

Ep. 088: Your Animated Life Part 3: Marriage, Family and the Animation Production Pipeline with Cassie Soliday and Katya Bowser
March 12, 2019

Many people in our society will one day get married and have kids. But what is it like getting married and raising a family while working in the animation industry? Is that even possible? The short answer is – yes!

Ep. 087: Your Animated Life Part 2: Networking and social media with Bre Williams and Way Singleton
February 27, 2019

So you want to work in animation in Los Angeles, but you live outside of California. How do you get here? How much should you save? How do you find a place to live? And once you get here, how do you get a foothold in the industry and advertise … Conti...

Ep. 086: Your Animated Life Part 1: Surviving in Los Angeles and your education!
February 13, 2019

Working in the field of animation is often harder than most people would have you believe. That’s why we’re here to demystify the process! In this miniseries, your intrepid podcast hosts Angela and Jeff breakdown what it’s like living in LA.

Ep. 085: Crystal Stromer Returns! Animation Director for Teen Titans Go! To The Movies - Part II
November 28, 2018

In part 2 of our last animation podcast episode of 2018 animation director Crystal Stromer returns to discuss the role of a director in both television and feature film animation, working on Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, Unikitty,