Albert Orozco

What is your name and your current occupation?
My Name is Albert Orozco, animator/artist

What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation? 
I worked at sonic drive in and we got robbed three time lucky i had those days off. We had free food for days but not good for the body. It was a great growing experience for me and it was like a family i had on the side.

What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of? 
I am proud of my Stewie animation rendition of rocket man because my professor told me I did a great job in the amount of time i had which boosted my confidence.

How did you become interested in animation?
I became interested in animation at a very early age in loony tunes and many different types cartoons like Continue…

Robert Anderson

What is your name and your current occupation?

I am Robert Anderson. My current occupation is Producer. I can’t tell you where and on what as I will have to shoot you all.

What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Sadly I have only a few jobs that are outside of the film business. I started working on live action films at the age of 16. I did work at McDonald’s for a time and I am a firm believer that this job alone prepared me for the world of Project Management. Try doing the Quarter Pounder counter for a bus load of senior citizens and you will understand.

What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
I am proud of many but the ones that stick out the most are Untalkative bunny & Three Delivery. I was Line Producer on the first and Producer on the second. Both were hell and awesome at the same time. A perfect storm of a collection of amazing talent and Force Major to the extreme. I am sure I have written about some of it somewhere…

How did you become interested in animation?

I have always loved animation. As a child my Grandfather would sit with me to watch Continue…

Floyd Bishop


What is your name and your current occupation?
I’m Floyd Bishop. I’m currently the senior animator on Free Realms at Sony Online Entertainment.

What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
I was a lifeguard for eight years, mostly summers during high school and college. In the winters, I would work odd jobs. These included a short stint at a bakery where I started as a dish washer but then got to decorate wedding cakes and a bra factory where I would sort bundles of sports bra sections and then carry them upstairs to the factory floor to be sewn together. I tried to learn something at every job I ever had. For example, the average sports bra has five pieces!

What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
I’m really proud of Free Realms. There is a ton of animation in the game, and we get to be really creative on the project. I was also a character animator on the first Ice Age movie. I have something like 90 shots in the final film.

How did you become interested in animation?
I always liked cartoons as a kid. I watched a lot of Sesame Street, and that show had a ton of animation on it. As a result, I was exposed to a lot of different kinds of animation at a very young age. I drew a lot as I got older, and started to Continue…

Ed Ghertner

is your name and your current occupation?
My name is Ed Ghertner and at the moment I’m a Designer at Walt Disney T.V. Animation

What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
I was young when I got my first gig in animation,but the jobs I had ranged from a grocery clerk, auto mechanics assistant and gardener.

What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
While going to Cal Arts some of the students were privileged to work on the first Muppet Movie for one then I would say Continue…

Jose Mari “Joma” Santiago

 

What is your name and your current occupation?
My name is Jose Mari “Joma” Santiago. I’m currently into Pre-Production work doing Storyboards and Character Design for  Goriotik Multimedia, a small  animation studio here in the Philippines, specializing in traditional, Flash and 3D animation for local TV commercials. Since I work for a small studio, I also act as Animation Supervisor once we proceed to animation.

What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Unfortunately, animation is the only career I have pursued since graduating from college. I took up Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Advertising in the oldest university here in Asia, the University of Santo Tomas.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
I have worked on a lot of shows since I started as an In-betweener back in 1991, but as an animator, I must say that my proudest moment as an Animator was when I worked on the Kronk’s New Groove project back in 2004, where I really had fun with my scenes.

How did you become interested in animation?
I always loved watching animated movies and Saturday Morning cartoons since I was a little boy. I started drawing as soon as I knew how to hold a pencil. But I only became interested in animation when

Majella Milne

What is your name?
Majella Milne

What would you say has been your primary job in animation?
Animation Direction

What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Back home in Ireland I worked in a factory doing injection molding for cell phones with some of the funniest and loveliest women I have ever known. Those were great days. A daughter of a publican in Ireland, naturally I have many bar stories to tell but the most enlightening days were as barmaid in Hayden’s Hotel during the Ballinasloe Horse Fair , the oldest fair in Ireland, where people come to trade horses from all over the world and from every nook and cranny of Ireland. This was my first glimpse  of how complex and varied us folk are, and how feckin’ strange you all are.

What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
Chowder”,  Cartoon Network is one of the best studios to work for here in LA, plus, the crew were funny, friendly and good looking, ha ha!

How did you become interested in animation?
Disney’s  “Cinderella”… I think was the first movie that I went to, and was hooked on animation from there on.

Where are you from and how did you get into the animation business?
I am from the village of Crinkle, outside the town of Birr, in County Offaly, dead center of Ireland.  I applied for an administration job in Continue…