Updated: Apr 5, 2020
Listen to See Learn instructor and co-creator Sylvie Trouvé talk with Terry Ibele on the Animation Industry Podcast. They cover how Sylvie fell into the stop-motion animation industry and what the early days were like for her in the stop-motion biz which has led her to create See Creature and now See Learn. She talks about how accessible it is to learn animation online and how much easier to is to make your own animation nowadays.
They also discuss what See Learn is all about and what the future holds for her.
A little background on Sylvie: She's a professional filmmaker and stop motion animator who lives in Montreal, Canada. With more than 20 years of experience in animation, she has worked on a wide range of productions, from education documentaries, feature films such as The Little Prince and commercials for clients like Honda and Lego. In 2009, she was part of the NFB’s Hothouse apprenticeship program where she created the film (Orange), where her passion for photography and animation truly merged. Subsequently, she created the abstract film Reflection in 2012 and in 2018 she finished the animated short Bone Mother, a dark, folkloric tale also produced by the NFB. Her short films have screened at prestigious international film festivals and in public spaces such as galleries and airports. In 2011, she co-founded See Creature Animation with her husband, Dale Hayward.