I Moved To Los Angeles To Work In Animation is the autobiographical graphic novel about Natalie Nourigat’s quest to work in the LA animation studios. A sort of narrative how-to guide for the field.
Official PR follows and then a preview:
BOOM! Studios today unveiled a first look at I MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO WORK IN ANIMATION, an original graphic novel in December 2018, based on the true story of cartoonist Natalie Nourigat’s quest to move to Los Angeles and get a job in animation…and how you can too.
An entertaining, informative, and inspiring journey through one of America’s most iconic cities, I MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO WORK IN ANIMATION is a unique guide perfect for anyone looking to break into animation or make their dreams come true.
When she left her life in Portland to move to Los Angeles and pursue a job in animation, Natalie Nourigat realized that despite her research, nothing truly prepared her for the wild world that awaited her in the studios of Southern California. This autobiographical how-to graphic novel explores the highest highs and lowest lows of pursuing a dream in animation with a dose of humor and advice not found anywhere else!
Todd Allen wears a lot of hats. At various times he’s been (alphabetically), a bouncer, college professor, humor columnist, Internet producer and an NBA/WNBA Beat Writer, among other things. He’s the author of Economics of Digital Comics. You should probably read it.