Wow You're an animator? You must be earning Alot!There is this misconception with people out there that an animators live luxurious lives.Wow You're an animator? You must be earning Alot!2 months ago in Personal More Like This
That the animators get paid lots and live in fame and glamour.
The truth is, animators are really just factory workers.
Producers are the ones who live the luxurious life. Essentially, you can call them the businessmen of the animation/film industry.
Artists are being paid only according to what we are capable and supposed to do "namely be factory workers".
We do NOT get a cut out from the profit of our work.
Sad as it may seem, it's just the hard fact of life.
I'm a 3D animator. My specialty, is motion.
I don't do anything else other then "move the character".
Now this is overlooked many times because people just don't see the necessity and importance of understanding motion and most of the times, the motion is so good the audience don't even feel it.
Hence people take it for granted. This is also one reason why quite a number of aspiring artist don't want the job title of