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If you’re looking for work in the animation industry, chances are you’re not just hoping for a job, you’re hoping for a long career. When trying to build that career, it’s easy to focus on having a portfolio that pops, a writing sample that sings, or a CV that stands out from the crowd. But there’s a lot more to this work than the… work. In this circle, we’ll look at mindset, personal skills, and perspective shifts that are needed to set yourself for long term success.
We’ll talk about how to:
- Embrace your inner rockstar, banish imposter syndrome, and show people how amazing you are as a team member and a person
- Build a support system to cheer you on, hold yourself accountable, and celebrate wins with
- Recognize and seize opportunities
- Be your authentic self while building the career you’ve dreamed of
- Cultivate confidence
- Manage up
- Tackle personal growth
- Deal with the ups and downs of a long career
Times Per Month: Weekly
Meeting Times: Tuesdays 6PM (PST)
Shannon Eric Denton has worked as a director and writer for virtually every animation studio in Hollywood on both Oscar and Emmy appreciated material. He was a producer on SyFy’s live-action series Con Man starring Alan Tudyk, Nathan Fillion & his mentor Stan Lee among others. Shannon is the co-founder of Monster Forge Productions.
Company: Riot Games
Location: Los Angeles
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