How does a dedicated investment of time, effort, ink and imagination turn a dream into an Oscar-winning reality?
Born in Switzerland, Simon Otto dreamt of becoming an animator from a young age. His laser focus on his passion led him to pursue an art degree at F&F Zurich, followed by animation training at the Gobelins Animation School in Paris, an internship at Walt Disney Feature Animation and finally his first job at DreamWorks Animation in Los Angeles in 1997.
He went on to work as an animator on popular works such as The Prince of Egypt and was nominated for an Oscar for his work as Head of Character Animation on DreamWork’s How to Train Your Dragon trilogy.
We spoke to him about investing in your dreams, taking risks, which role money should play in a fulfilled life, and more.
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