Greetings, Explorers! This episode takes a look at I Moved to Los Angeles to Work in Animation. Natalie Nourigat wrote and illustrated the story and BOOM! Studios published it. Certainly the book serves as both an autobiography and a how-to book. Nourigat gives many helpful tips to anyone that wants to start a career any just about any creative field, like the application process or getting an apartment in cities where housing is in short supply. Finally, I Moved to Los Angeles to Work in Animation guides readers through the ups and downs of the author leaving her comfortable life in Portland to follow her dream as animator.
Dennis, Johnny, and Frankie begin the episode by debating if this should have been a Buzzfeed article. Continuing, Frankie and Johnny share their experiences of applying for jobs in the creative fields to what the experiences are like in the book. Other topics include the difference between writing and copy writing, the difficulties of working in the creative realm, and who, exactly, this book is for. Thanks for listening!
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