Ask An Artist: Ep 009 - "How Do You Stay Creative?" with Chris LeDoux

Ask An Artist: Ep 009 - "How Do You Stay Creative?" with Chris LeDoux

Chris LeDoux, founder of Crafty Apes VFX, join us for episode nine of Ask An Artist!

In this episode of Ask An Artist, Chris LeDoux, the founder of Crafty Apes VFX, joins us! Crafty Apes is a widely successful visual effects studio, as well as a talented group of creative and production supervisors that offer set supervision, VFX consultation, and high-end CG and previsualization services.

LeDoux talks with us about staying creative, scaling in the VFX business, his experiences inside the VFX industry, and what's to come for Crafty Apes.

Ask An Artist: Ep 009 - "How Do You Stay Creative?" with Chris LeDoux

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Episode 009 Show Notes

  • How does Chris stay creative? How is it possible to balance creativity between roles? - 3:44
  • There should be a balance between the relationship of producers and artists.  - 8:13
  • Making a creative call. - 10:58
  • Where he is sitting now, is it where his head space was 10 years ago? - 20:08
  • The one who gets on the mat the most wins in the end. - 21:58
  • Our systems and processes that got us here aren’t going to get us to where we need to go. - 25:23
  • To get to the next level, you have to try new things. - 35:49
  • Movies and TVs have so much budget and corporate power behind them that they can’t afford to take a risk. - 36:54
  • It’s such a level of healthy curiosity that leads to all the other discoveries of recognizing something. - 40:00
  • We’re problem solvers. - 44:48
  • The question that might change people’s view of him for the rest of his life. - 50:00
  • What’s next for Chris and the Crafty Apes. - 52:52

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