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Cartoon Saloon Producer Nuria Gonzlez Blanco Gives Career Advice During World Animation Day Masterclass [Video]

For the first time, the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted a two-day series of presentations, masterclasses, and audience Q&As for World Animation Day.

There, Cartoon Brew editor in chief Jamie Lang sat down with Cartoon Saloon producer Nuria González Blanco for an hour-long masterclass about her near-decade of work at the company, how she got there, working abroad, and the joys and frustrations of a career in animation. A Spanish native, she also offered up advice to aspiring artists in the hometown crowd as well as those watching online. The interview was originally done in Spanish, but the Madrid Ministry of Culture has had it dubbed into English and made it free to watch on Youtube.

Blanco’s resume is impressive and includes the Oscar-nominated short Late Afternoon, Toronto competition player Violet, Netflix series Puffin Rock, and she’s cur­rent­ly head writ­ing and direct­ing for ​Sil­ly Sun­days, a pre-school series she cre­at­ed and devel­oped with Car­toon Saloon. But, …

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