Monday, October 6, 2014

greg lytle

junior collaborative workshop received a visit from freelance animator greg lytle this afternoon. greg introduced himself to us and showed a few examples of his work. he grew up in philadelphia, moved to new york city to attend sva, started working in animation while still in school, and, after a couple of years in the big apple, moved back to the region of his roots.

he works mainly in digital drawn animation, although we did see an early stop-motion piece, a music video, that made use of fish. projects he has worked on that you can view on his website include:

 "I wanna play," a music video for bill harley

"and then we were jumping," based on a poem by eve ensler

"words of love," music video for the

the class asked him several questions about life as a freelance animator. greg's answers were honest and telling, and I hope the students gained a few new insights into the path they may choose after graduation.

it was great to meet a recently-relocated local animator - thanks for reaching out, greg!

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