Animation Magazine presents a contest to win “Your Career in Animation” book by David B. Levy.
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Win ‘Your Career in Animation: How to Survive and Thrive’
Now that there’s a bit more sunlight hitting the Northern Hemisphere, it’s time to apply that extra springtime energy to your professional potential! This month, we’re pleased to offer three copies of David B. Levy’s ultimate guide to Toon Town, Your Career in Animation: How to Survive and Thrive (Second Edition), courtesy of our friends at Allworth Press. The 360+ page book is available now for $19.99 on paperback or as an ebook.
One of our “Stuff We Love” picks for April 2021, this updated tome from industry veteran Levy (currently director of animation for Disney+) collects advice from more than 150 top talents — including Brooke Keesling (Bento Box), Mike Hollingsworth (BoJack Horseman), Andrea Fernandez (The Cuphead Show) and Oscar nominee PES (Fresh Guacamole) — to help guide your every step up the animation career ladder.
From getting the most out of school, building a portfolio, reel and resume, tips for finding and keeping a job, and even how to strike out on your own, these experts from across big studios and indie ventures have the insight and experience to “toon up” your career. Plus, the book includes key resources to help you quickly find training, networking and platforms to showcase your work.
Enter for your chance to win by selecting the correct answer to the trivia question below and emailing it with your name, address and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Your Career in Animation Giveaway”.
Question: In the earliest days of the medium, toons were often created by a solo animator. Production took a huge leap forward at the beginning of World War I with which big innovation at Bray Studios?
A. Brush pens
B. Multiplane camera
C. Cel technique
D. The electric coffee pot