What is your name and your current occupation?
Mike Perez, Freelance Illustrator & 3D Generalist.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Probably has to be delivering newspapers before dawn or selling fireworks in one of those huge tents.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
Last year, I oversaw Character Rendering for The Adventures of Big Bird and Kami. It was a great project with a great team!
How did you become interested in animation?
As far back as I can remember, I have been interested in cartoons. I had a lot of VHS tapes as a kid. Things like the Fleischer Superman, Looney Tunes and Silly Symphonies.
Where are you from and how did you get into the animation business?
I’m from Miami, and in South Florida there is some game development and VFX work, but (more…)