What is your name and your current occupation?
My name is Peter, Peter Nagy. I’m a lucky animator, who is a two-time winner of The 11 Second Club and I edit an animation collection-site, the Living Lines Library. I’m currently working as lead animator at Gyár Post Production, in the field of commercials.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
After I got out of secondary school I had only one job before I found animation. I worked as an excavation graphic for a longer period. As a strong, young man, my work included several things, from precisely drawing the findings to more serious physical work, such as ditching. At such times we threw the soil together with the other manual workers, which I didn’t mind at all, because at least my muscles were kept in good condition.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
As I glance over the films I have worked in, I like the arch of my career entirely. I like that I started learning it from the very basics. I have always been proud that I started as an inbetweener in Corto Maltese: La cour secrète des Arcanes. I’m glad that I had an opportunity to work with the team of Digic Pictures at the time of Assasin’s Creed Revelations. Although that job was far from the character animation that is dear to me, they were the most professional team I have ever worked with, led by my favourite Hungarian director, István ‘Putyi’ Zorkóczy.
How did you become interested in animation?
I have been drawing ever since my childhood, but those were only still pictures, except for the stick figures moving at the corner of my exercise book. I’ve always been fascinated by Continue…