Rise Up Animation is dedicated to increasing diverse talent in the animation industry by providing BIPOC with industry advice, portfolio feedback, resume feedback and the tools needed to turn their dreams into a reality.

Our organization provides a one-time free 30-60 minute feedback session with an Industry Professional to BIPOC interested in the animation industry. Mentees can select from over 25 different disciplines such as:

  • Production Management
  • General Industry Advice
  • Story (Feature/TV)
  • Visual Development
  • Character Design
  • Environment Design
  • Background Painting (2D)
  • Prop Design
  • Modeling
  • Rigging
  • Look Development
  • Layout (2D/CG/Previs)
  • Animation (2D/CG/Stop Motion)
  • Effects
  • Lighting
  • Matte Painting/Set Extension
  • Editorial
  • Music for Animation
  • Sound Design for Animation
  • Technical Director
  • Pipeline Engineering
  • Voice Over Acting
Art created by Nya Langit