🔴 Motion Design Business Advice Livestream

Mograph, Motion Graphics, Motion Design, Animation Business help. What is the industry standard in terms of working overtime? What is considered crossing a line? What is acceptable and when is it ok for me to raise a flag if at all that this shouldn’t be happening?

How should I market myself if I want to be booked directly by a client versus an agency? What are the pros/cons to working with one over the other? Would you suggest I try to work with one over the other?

What are you looking for in a motion designer? A demo reel? Project breakdowns? A Behance portfolio? Dribbble? Instagram?

00:00:29 – Topic Summary
00:01:00 – Futur Intro
00:01:12 – Guest Introduction
00:03:10 – What is an agency looking for when hiring a motion design freelancer?
00:11:30 – How to structure a successful demo reel?
00:14:30 – How do I market myself as a freelancer that wants to take animation end-to-end?
00:20:15 – Worklpace expectations – How to manage overtime as a freelancer?
00:22:20 – Roleplay
00:26:15 – Roleplay 2: Real Life
00:42:00 – Workplace conversations – How to talk about career goals to your boss?
00:47:00 – What should I be focusing on in soft and hard skills when looking to move up?
00:55:25 – 3 Things to focus on to transition from in-house to going solo
01:05:00 – How to work with clients with weak projects?
01:14:45 – How to deal with late paying clients?
01:20:20 – How to approach mentors and ask for guidance?
01:25:16 – Should you mentor others?
01:30:50 – When and how to pull the plug on business relationships?
01:37:11 – What is a “capability-stack”?
01:40:56 – What do you think about the School Of Motion Alumni culture on Facebook?
01:43:30 – Wrap-Up
01:44:38 – Outro & Credits

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Executive Producer– Chris Do
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Cinematography– Aaron Szekely, Mark Contreras
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