Episodes

80 Straight Ahead w/ Daniela Rodriguez de la Peña: Learning the Ropes and Sailing the Seas! Straight Ahead Animation Podcast

Hispanic Heritage Month continues with Daniela Rodriguez de la Peña, a Hispanic Artist currently working as a Storyboard Artist at Nickelodeon! She didn't realize she wanted to do story until her final year of college. From there she honed her craft until she got her first break at Nickelodeon as a Revisionist and has been there ever since! Not too long after being a Revisionist, Daniela was promoted to Storyboard Artist, and recommends that if you have an interest in moving up in your position you need to make sure you express it!   Instagram: @danirodarts Twitter: @DaniRodArt Website: danirodart.com If you enjoy our podcast, please share it and rate us on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. We want to expand our platform and amplify these BIPOC voices! — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/straight-ahead-podcast/message

21 Straight Ahead w/ Li Cree: Morphinominal Story Artist!

Summary Superstar Li Cree joins us today on Straight Ahead! Currently working as a Storyboard Revisionist for Titmouse on Vox Machina, Li has no shortage of stories her career has already given her. From her experience being in the Nickelodeon artist program, to even being Elmo for a day at…More

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20 Straight Ahead w/ Ivy Rain Jordan: The Nuance of Being Human

Summary It’s our pleasure to have on the bubbly Ivy Rain Jordan: character designer, aquascaper, and human-watching gremlin. Her journey is as fluid as the waves she rides, from pursuing a story major to being a production assistant, to ultimately landing in character design. We ask about her experience being…More

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18 Straight Ahead w/ Katherine Nguyen: From Production to Story

Summary Katherine Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American storyboard artist, currently working at DTVA on Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. She talks about the different gigs she’s had from feature to television boarding, and the benefits of not only starting in a story revisionist role, but the benefits of being flexible between…More

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