Check out Terry Ibele’s Animation Industry Podcast, featuring a new podcast every week focusing on the stories of today’s animation professionals – how they got to where they are and what they learned along the way. Now home to 185 episodes, the podcasts cover all areas of the industry, including storyboarding, writing, animating, directing, visual development, and game design.
Guests have included Aaron Augenblick, the notorious JJ Villard, Spike & Mike’s Spike Decker, Disney Director John Musker, Sony Lead Animator Humberto Rosa, Cuphead’s Tina Nowracki, Frederator’s Fred Seibert, Tumble Leaf’s Scarlet Nelson, and many others from major animation studios all over the world.
This episode features Future House Animation Studio director and animation supervisor Ryan Bird and founder Adam Sidwell. In this chat, Bird and Sidwell discuss building client projects, such as virtual concerts, sales meetings, and games, within the metaverse. They also share how they got started working in VR in the first place.
Tune in to Ibele and Future House Animation Studio’s Bird and Sidwell to hear:
- How Future House sells clients on metaverse projects
- What software is needed to build within the metaverse
- What animation opportunities the metaverse offers
Ibele, himself a stop-motion animator (see AWN’s Fresh Takes piece on his whimsical short, The Silly Duck Wizard, deftly digs into all manner of topics, encouraging interviewees to share insights and opinions on a wide range of topics like pitching shows, marketing your work online, key skills studios look for when they bring on talent in storyboarding, vizdev, character design, and animation.
In 2018, Ibele, who lives in Toronto, decided to quit his career as a Marketer and pursue his love for animation. Since then, he’s become well known for his viral animation productions, which include the previously mentioned Silly Duck Wizard, which is how AWN first came to know him and his work.