Transparency and a financial year in review with Zack Lovatt
In this Motionographer Guest Post, we're thrilled to bring you some financial insight from LA-based tool developer and technical director, Zack Lovatt.
The ups and downs of making a short film
In this Guest Post, we're excited to bring you an inside look at Planet Tobler and how it came to be.
As life and our priorities constantly change, so too does our path through this ever-evolving industry. In this month's Guest Post we get an insightful… Read more
Growing a business, the hard way: The expanded post
In this Motionographer Q&A Erica Gorochow chats with James Chambers of Animade and Boords about what it's like running a studio in the ever-changing design… Read more
To Rep or Not to Rep?
Most small studios grow through partnerships with reps and production partners. But how do you know who is right for you—or if having that type… Read more
The future of The Futur
From founding a studio to creating award winning work, Chris Do has worn many hats in his career. In this Q&A we chat with him… Read more
Greg Sharp, Truba, and The Future
In this Q&A we chat with Greg Sharp about Truba, the new studio he founded with his wife, producer Nina Knežević, and their debut film… Read more
Jumping into the unknown
Ash Thorp is a household name in our industry and beyond. In this Motionographer guest post, we're thrilled to bring you some insight from Ash… Read more
In-house vs. independent with Alex Mapar
There are pros and cons to any situation, especially when comparing the worlds of taking in-house bookings and working directly with the client. In this… Read more
In the hot seat with Joe Ball
Ever wonder what it would be like to be given your big break and have the opportunity to direct a spot for one of our… Read more
Trying to find a balance
In this powerful and honest Motionographer Guest Post, the amazingly talented Laura Alejo offers some perspective on what it's like being one of New York… Read more
Too old for mograph?
Ever wonder where all the old people are in the motion design industry? Don't worry, you're not alone. Luckily, in this month's Guest Post, Joey… Read more
What makes a good producer?
There can be many misconceptions behind what a producer does. The short answer is, they do a lot! Thankfully, in this month's Guest Post we… Read more
Seasons of a creative: Joel Pilger on navigating our changing industry
In the motion design industry, competition is fierce, the landscape is vast and carving out a strategy for success can be an intimidating challenge. We… Read more
Oddfellows expands with a new office, website, team and body of work
Proving they do much more than tech videos, the San Francisco-based Oddfellows have expanded to Portland and established themselves as a new contender in the… Read more
From scrappy upstart to established business, the story of Dress Code
Part cautionary tale, part memoir, this guest post from NY-based production company Dress Code tells the informative — and entertaining — tale of how a… Read more
Are you a “bricklayer” or an art director? Chris Do explains.
Chris Do clarifies some of the controversial assertions he made in the "Rethinking Design Education" video that made the rounds on social media earlier this… Read more
“An insulting pitch,” email from MK12 co-founder Ben Radatz
Recently, MK12 was asked to pitch just to be considered to pitch "for real' on a job for a large, multi-national company. This did not… Read more
Flip the Script: The Underwear Perception
aescripts+aeplugins is an essential marketplace for the contemporary motion designer. But how did it come to be? Who's the man behind it all? And, perhaps… Read more
Parallels in gaming and motion design: An interview with David Wolinsky of “Don’t Die”
As this Yussef Cole interview with David Wolinsky reveals, the worlds of gaming and motion design have a lot in common. From aesthetic concerns to… Read more
How to hustle: From animation to apps, Justin McClure Creative is the new model for small shops
"If your food source is becoming scarce, you need to adapt, migrate or find other means for survival." In an insightful interview with Justin McClure,… Read more