Mike Owens is co-creator and Executive Producer of Amazon’s Danger & Eggs. As a show creator, Director, Character Designer, Storyboard Artist, Teacher, and Animator Mike has created character-driven entertainment for screens of all sizes and for audiences of all ages for more than 20 years.
Minimum requirements for tools
Adobe Suite (Specifically: Animate, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere)
Mentee could be self-taught, pursuing a degree, or have a degree (but must show portfolio or reel)
Mentorship “time limits”
1-3 month mentorship with clearly defined milestones.
Type of Mentorship
Guide through the production and management of a short animated film (must have an idea ready to pitch). Creating storyboards and animatics (must be for a current project). Character design, and character animation (must have a character designed). Learning production pipeline planning.
Mentorship will have scheduled milestones and assignments with regular feedback and critiques. Meetings can be a mix of in-person and virtual meetings.
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