How To Run A Successful Motion Design Firm Outside LA/NY

Living and working in the coast has unique advantages, but the cost of living and the quality of life is a trade off. Barton Damer, has found out how to run his motion design studio Already Been Chewed in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas. Onn today’s livestream we have Barton Damer talking talking about the business of motion graphics.

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02:08 – State of the motion graphics industry
03:40 – How much does Barton charge for a project
13:00 – Did Bob’s previous experience influence how he runs his company?
23:00 – What toll did the work take on his family?
25:00 – How did the late nights working affect his business?
33:00 – How did Barton get a project with Scion
36:00 – What is it like having a sales rep?
38:00 – How did Barton get started working for Rob Dyrdeck?**
43:00 – Teaching vs Doing
47:00 – Getting paid to think
56:00 – College students 2 out of school rushing to start a business or becoming an art director
57:30 – The hierarchy in Barton’s company
1:02:00 – How Barton gets work now (it’s not pitching)
1:08:00 – Is there anything Chris would advise Barton to do at this stage in his business?
1:11:00 – Chris’ early days working in Venice
1:17:00 – 5 years from now what does Barton want to happen

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