If you want to learn even more about Jamil, have a look at this interview at episcura.
Jamil went to Ringling College of Art + Design and has mentored students in the animation department for the last 3 years.
While in Syria, Jamil attended Damascus University to study interior design.
Jamil did his internship at EA.
Artist William Salazar explains how he prefers to draw 2D over his 3D work to get the movement right.
Andy Serkis (Golem) waged war animators back in 2014, saying he did all the work.
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore won an Oscar. Jamil said he got to carry it around the studio briefly, and that it is ’heavy as shit!"
Paul has downloaded The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore app for his daughters and they love it.
The movie and the app are based on a story by WIlliam Joyce.
Jamil challenges the idea of “bad” movies on our Film Frown podcast. “What is good and bad?”
Jamil and hosts agree that you need to seek your own happiness and not compare yourself to others. Chris says former guest Sally Ann is a perfect example of making your own way.
Stay tuned for part 2 where we learn about Jamil’s animated short and how one stays focused. Thanks to you for listening. A very special thanks to Jamil Lahham.