Animation Insider’s goal is to focus on the blue collared worker of animation; the back bone of the industry. We want to focus on the people in the trenches who make the award winning stuff we love. Basically if your job is or ever was associated in some way with animated movement, we want to interview you! Even if you’re a big famous hotshot you weren’t always and I’m sure you’ve got great stories to tell! We think everybody has stories to tell from the trenches of animation!
If you’ve ever been in the Animation, Feature film or video game industry, please feel free to send us an email and we will send you the questionnaire!
What is your name and your current occupation?
My name is Weihao Wei. I am currently working as a free lancing concept artist. My clients are Syndicate Alpha Software, Soft Reset Studio and Snaketakes studio.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
I worked at Subway sandwich shop for a year; this is by far the craziest one I guess?
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
The project at Soft reset studio, I am in charge of all the art direction of the unannounced adventure game, there are a lot of talented people in the team and I am very proud to be a part of it and see the game develops from scratch to a near-prototype stage.
How did you become interested in animation?
Since I was a little kid, maybe 5 years old? I went to Beijing and watched the first “Toy Story”, and from that moment on; I fell in love with animations. Later on I started Continue…