PODCAST – Interview with Matthew Everitt, Animation Supervisor of MR X

Matthew Everitt: MR X
Matt has over 25 years experience in the animation industry. Beginning as a 2D animator for TV, before learning 3D Animation to work in games in the mid 90’s. Matt then moved into commercials, creating content for brands such as Nestle, KIA & Vodafone. He also worked on Madonna’s Grammy live show with animated band the Gorillaz. From commercials he moved to animated features, for which his credits include: Happy Feet 2, The LEGO Movies, Walking With Dinosaurs, Dora – The Lost City of Gold and Cats. Matt currently works as Animation Supervisor for Mr X Adelaide, also acts as executive producer for the animated features The Wishmas Tree & Combat Wombat and has movie titles in development.  

Topics Discussed:

– Advice to mid-level animators, & supervisors
– Failures in your career
– Hardest things you had to learn
– 2D animation for TV & gaming
– Passion Pictures UK – Gorillaz and Madonna
– MTV & Ricky Gervais
– Framestore – moving into films
– How did your role change 
– Animal Logic – moving to Australia
– Selling your ideas to others
– Animating animals & creatures. Plus Realistic animation
– Onset animation Supervising

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