What is your name and your current occupation?
My name is Uriel Mimran, I’m an animator. Currently doing sheet timing on a TV show.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Not many really. I did work in an insurance company one summer when I was in high school, which is not much. Boring. Oh yes, I worked a few days at a bakery, to help out a girlfriend.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
There are many. I’d say Nocturna, which is a project I really wanted to work on. I litterally tracked them down after seeing the pilot, and was extremely lucky they had a french co-producer. Then Lucky Luke, where the animation director handed me quite a lot of the horse character, Jolly Jumper. I got to animate whole sequences by myself. To finish, the Illusionnist, which was probably THE most challenging project I ever worked on. I think I had to learn animation all over again during this production.
How did you become interested in animation?
Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s, I got to see all kinds of animation on TV and at the movies. At that time, they showed everything from Anime to Disney, WB and Tex Avery cartoons. I think what really Continue…