He also discusses his artistic journey from being an autodidact to working in London for Steven Spielberg’s Amblimation studio and eventually going to USA and collaborating with Warner Bros and Disney studios. We get to learn what it was like to become a parent while working on a short film that discusses parenthood but also what were some of the challenges in times when he started out.
Piet gives insights about what makes a good story and the challenges an artist can face when doing a story-board for animation. He discusses the differences between working for big studios versus creating your own projects as well as what are the pros and cons of new technologies. We get to explore his take on the future of animation. A rich interview with plenty of information to process, sure to be enjoyed by all artists, regardless of their expertise.