Living the Dream – Interview w Andrew Jive – Professional Stop Motion Animator

Books Shown Listed Below:
The Advanced Art of Stop Motion
Stop-Motion Craft Skills…
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Stop Motion Purves
Frame by Frame Stop Motion
The Illusion of Life
The Animators Survival Kit

In this episode I interview Famous Viner turned full time professional stop motion animator Andrew Jive.

He is living a passionate life doing what he loves to do.

We talk about; passion, learning about animation, practicing your craft, and inspirations.

We also do a quick studio tour.

Follow Andrew on Instagram (he’s a rad guy)

Andrews YouTube Channel

Books Recommended by Andrew
(This will be filled in when I get to a laptop)

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Scanners that I use and prefer:
Koamtac KDC200i Bluetooth Scanner
Opticon OPN-2002 Bluetooth Scanner

Printers we use:
Dymo 450 Turbo
10 Rolls Labels (10K labels) for Dymo
Brother HL-2340DW
Dymo 4 XL
(cheaper than Dymo) Zebra LP2844

Scales we use:
Dymo S100

Sticker Removal Tools
Scotty peeler set
Heat Gun –

Battery Backups I use:
Mophie powerstation duo
Mophie Powerstation XL
Mophie Powerstation

Workstation USB scanners we use:
Generic USB POS Scanner

CD cleaning equipment (thanks to James Callis)
JFJ Easy Pro Machine –

6 Pack of Buffing Pads –

Half Gallon of Blue Polish –

Half Gallon of White Polish –

5 pk of Sandpaper discs –

The Espresso Machine I use is
Nuova Simonelli Oscar

The “Knock Box” I use for holding spent Espresso Grounds is

My Espresso machine

My Video Camera
VR Camera (INSTA360 NANO)
My Tripod
Smaller Tripod I should Have Bought Instead
LED Light for Dark Shots
18″ RIng Light
Ring Light Diffuser
Ring LIght Stand

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