This has been another very busy week for me. I have spent most of my time putting a team of artists together for my next project. Shooting starts on Monday, and we will start working on the VFX as soon as mid next week. This time around we have a bigger team, at least double the size of last time, and it takes some time sorting through portfolios looking for the gems. Often when you find someone they are busy working on other projects. I think we have a great team so far, and I’m still looking for a few more people and I think we will be good.
My parents were in town this week, so I did not have time to write a full blog post, so this will be quick update.
The Toys”R”Us project we have been working on has finally come to an end(for the most part). Not all 15 commercials are posted yet, but if you missed any of them you can watch them all here.
This project started the week after I left DreamWorks Animation in July, and went on for about 2 1/2 months. It could not have come at a more perfect time for me, and gave me a great head start for the company. It was a great experience, and had a lot of fun working on them.
I’m a strong believer in the importance of having great mentors. No one has all the answers, and to have someone that has more or different experience then you who can help guide you is an absolute must.
A big part of leaning is making mistakes, and if you can have access to other people’s mistakes you won’t have to make them yourself to learn the lesson. A mentor can also provide you with things that have worked well for them, and give you an understanding that you previously did not have.
This week has been a pretty busy, so I was not able to finish the article I was working on, so instead I thought I would give a quick update on this week.