Ramin Zahed, Editor, Animation Magazine moderated the ASIFA: Hollywood’s State of the Industry Panel. He asked the panelists to tell the audience what they do, how they got into the business and where they see the business going in 2012. The panelists from left to right were Josh Scherr (Uncharted III: Drakes Deception, Jax & Daxter), Laika’s Brian McLean (Coraline, ParaNorman), James Parris (Spider Man, Benjamin Button) and Jamie Kezlarian Bolio (Lion King, The Illusionist).
In this fifth clip Brian McClean and Josh Scherr give the audience advice on breaking into the industry. The panel then opens up to Q&A. An audience members who works at SAG AFTRA lets the panel know that he loved what they were saying about using online pilots and projects as a showcase for their talents. The second audience member wants to know why there aren’t more animated films for adults. This is clip 5 of 6.