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Making the Jump from Storyboarding to Directing

This circle will focus on storyboard artists that would like to move into Directing. This will not include a portfolio review aspect and instead will be conversational about what the job entails and what makes a good Director. Tips about how to present yourself as a leader in meetings and interviews, with strategies on how to build up a resume. We will discuss team management skills and softs skills as well as any specific job role questions.

Mentee Criteria

Experience Level:
3-5 Years

Meeting Times & Dates

Please note: Meeting times and dates are subject to change by your Circle Mentor

Times Per Month:  Twice per month

Dates: Wednesday

Meeting Times:  Evenings PST

Circle Leader

Sarah Johnson

Sarah is currently a Supervising Director on an unannounced preschool series at Titmouse. Prior to that she has worked as at WB as a Director and spent five years at Nickelodeon as a Storyboard Artist, Supervisor, and Co-Director. Sarah has loved animation all her life and is an avid Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan. Come prepared to talk cartoons, confidence, and careers.

Title/Expertise:  Director

Company:  Warner Bros. Animation

Location:  North Hollywood, CA

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