CG Director Eric “The Doctor” Cunha. We can’t live without our Doctor!
What was your proudest achievement in the past year?
I had the opportunity to direct my first spot for ANL! We got to work with Stink Digital to make an intro video for the new Camaro Six app.
Professionally and personally, what are your goals for 2016?
I’d love to direct more projects, both professionally and personally. Hopefully I will get the opportunity to do this more at ANL, but I’m also working on a short film in my free time.
Outside of animation and design, what other hobbies are you passionate about?
Scrabble, video games, and learning.
How do you get into the creative mood?
I look to other artists’ work for inspiration.
What do you love most about working at ANL?
There’s so much to chose from! I work with the coolest people on the coolest projects in the coolest environment.
What do you do when you get “designer’s block”?
I try and take a step back from whatever I’m working on. It’s easy to get caught up in little details and lose sight of the bigger picture when you’re staring at something for so long. After taking a break I almost instantly notice all the problems I couldn’t see before.
Who were your heroes growing up and why?
My father because of his insane work ethic and dedication to his children.
Briefly describe your dream project.
I’d love to work on a mixed media project playing to their different strengths. Ideally a short film with CG characters in hand-crafted miniature sets.