Ask Between the Keyframes IV

Our brand new series, Ask Between the Keyframes, aims to answer all those niggling Motion Design questions you’ve been too afraid to ask.

This week’s question:

“As someone who has recently started freelancing or is finally able to start freelancing (visa, international, blah blah) what would you suggest are 3 key points to set up yourself as a business or independent sole proprietor/LLC? Any books/websites you would suggest to go about? Many resources out there but would love tips from a niche Motion Design perspective.”

Erin and Austin will be back bi-weekly, offering their insights and expertise into the ever-evolving world of Motion Design.

About Erin

Erin is president, owner, and creative director of Sarofsky Corp. She has been in the Motion Design industry since before it had a name, has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy and produced work for a who’s who of global brands and blockbuster movies.

About Austin

Austin is the author of the genre-defining textbook Design for Motion: Fundamentals and Techniques of Motion Design. He is an Assistant Professor of Design at Western Washington University, where he draws on his 20 years of experience working with brands from Ferrari to  FedEx, Spotify, Ralph Lauren, and VH1.