Ask An Artist: Season 2, Ep 12 - How to Build Meaningful Relationships with Ian Failes

Ask An Artist: Season 2, Ep 12 - How to Build Meaningful Relationships with Ian Failes

January 10, 2022
Jonathan Fields

Ian Failes joins us for episode twelve in season two of Ask An Artist!

In Episode 12, we welcome VFX and animation journalist Ian Failes. Ian has written for magazines such as FXGuide, Cartoon Brew, and VFX Voice, and currently has his publication and blog called befores & afters. In this episode, Ian talks about how being pushed into the virtual space due to the pandemic has broadened his horizon when it comes to building relationships.

Ask An Artist Podcast: Ep 12 - "How to Build Meaningful Relationships" with Ian Failes

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Episode 12 Show Notes:

  • Building meaningful relationships in the VFX industry - 3:37
  • VFX Journalism is niche and continuously changes - 6:31
  • A small industry providing space for people - 10:04
  • Creating camaraderie virtually - 13:38
  • Ian’s background and transition into his career - 19:31
  • Sending out magazines across the globe - 24:54
  • The cover of the issue III - 27:14
  • Huge shows, lots of stories untold - 28:45
  • Challenges in VFX journalism today - 31:31
  • Ian’s podcasts for VFX - 35:56
  • Always carry the “newbie mindset” - 39:00
  • There will always be enough content - 41:13
  • Where to find Ian Failes - 42:52
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