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2 monthly payments of $475

Mentorship Course

We will meet up twice a week. Every week we will have a class or an animation workflow demo on a specific topic and a critique class where I'll be helping you create a personal animated shot.

  • FREE access to AnimBot for 4 months.

  • 27+ Hours of live animation feedback, lectures and workflow demos

  • Lifetime access to character rigs

  • Unlimited access to recordings for this class

  • Q&As

  • Shot Critiques

FALL 2020 TERM SCHEDULE COMING SOON

Summer 2020 term

(July 8th to September 4th)

2 months (18 sessions) 


Wednesdays / Fridays 6:30 AM PST


  •  Week 1: Story Concept / Ideas
  •  Week 2: Planning
  •  Week 3: Blocking
  •  Week 4: Breakdowns
  •  Week 5: Cartoon Timing 
  •  Week 6: Splining
  •  Week 7: Face animation / Lipsync
  •  Week 8: Polishing
  •  Week 9: Final considerations and reviews



* Personal shot can range from basic animation principles to advanced acting depending on student experience

Reviews

5 star rating

Priceless

Steven Morris

I can’t speak highly enough of this mentorship and Yuri. Yuri goes above and beyond to explain things so you understand and has valuable tips from working in...

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I can’t speak highly enough of this mentorship and Yuri. Yuri goes above and beyond to explain things so you understand and has valuable tips from working in the industry. It’s very Tailored to you. So you can get what you want from the course and Yuri will help you to get there. The class is also a great atmosphere. I think you get more than you pay for in this mentorship and I can’t recommend it enough! Do it !! Thanks a lot Yuri!

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One of the best mentors!

Thomas Huynh

Yuri is definitely one of the best animation mentors I've ever had. He is so friendly and eager to help. I love how well he breaks down examples during lectu...

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Yuri is definitely one of the best animation mentors I've ever had. He is so friendly and eager to help. I love how well he breaks down examples during lectures so that they are easy to understand. He also has a HUGE library of references and examples to help teach you. He points out a lot of little things that my eyes might not have seen at first glance and he is able to point them out to me to give me that ah-ha! moment. His reviews are always awesome and he gives many great suggestions to help push your shot even further. Yuri is also very up to date on the latest tools and tricks and always takes his time to explain everything to you. There were many little tips and tricks that I learned from him that I have not seen anywhere else. I've learned so much, thank you!

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Excellent mentorship with personal focus

Catherine Bailey

I really enjoyed the mentorship with The Animation Box. Instruction was personalized based on individual goals. I wanted to expand my reel and explore a mor...

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I really enjoyed the mentorship with The Animation Box. Instruction was personalized based on individual goals. I wanted to expand my reel and explore a more cartoony style. Classes and critiques helped me push my work, and I came away with a much better understanding of cartoony mechanics. I would recommend this mentorship to anyone at any stage in their pursuit of animation.

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Great step forward in my education

Joe Moussa

This mentorship was just what I needed after completing AnimSchool's Character Animation course. With all that I had learned about the foundations of animati...

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This mentorship was just what I needed after completing AnimSchool's Character Animation course. With all that I had learned about the foundations of animation, I knew that tackling this style of animation would be an exciting challenge. At no point did I feel defeated. Yuri was able to very clearly communicate his thought process and techniques while providing encouragement and feedback on our progress. The lectures were organized and the demos were well thought out. Yuri genuinely cares about his students and was available for any issues we might have had throughout the course. I highly recommend this mentorship to anyone looking to tackle this style of animation.

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Fantastic Mentorship

manuel zambrano

Yuri is an amazing teacher, the class feels totally personalized, no rushes and super clear, he provides good tips and great lessons. Totally recommended.

Yuri is an amazing teacher, the class feels totally personalized, no rushes and super clear, he provides good tips and great lessons. Totally recommended.

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Winter 2020 Mentorship Evening class review

Kyoko Wada

The lecture was very thorough. The instructor critiqued, corrected and showed how to fix each pose, etc. for each student's submission. He spent a lot of tim...

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The lecture was very thorough. The instructor critiqued, corrected and showed how to fix each pose, etc. for each student's submission. He spent a lot of time for each student. He also showed many reference animations from his own or from other animation movies. I have taken many animation classes at an art school in the past but in this mentorship course, I learned a lot more materials, actual techniques and tips used in the animation industries and animation principles.I was also a real beginner and it was intimidating to see other students doing a lot more advanced animation, but the class atmosphere was very encouraging and helpful. It was a great course! I wish I could spend more time on homeworks.

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Winter 2020 Mentorship

M. Khalil Sbaiti

it was a fantastic experience, the teacher was super clear in his explanations and i leard everything i have to know about animation and cartoony animation, ...

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it was a fantastic experience, the teacher was super clear in his explanations and i leard everything i have to know about animation and cartoony animation, it was a fun experience and i see that my skills are really improved lesson after lesson.

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Winter Review

Robert Rivera

Thank you for everything, Yuri! I really learned a lot from you over these past few months. It has been a great experience and am looking forward practicin...

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Thank you for everything, Yuri! I really learned a lot from you over these past few months. It has been a great experience and am looking forward practicing the concepts that you have shown.

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wonderful course

Vahram Altunyan

I’m thankful to Yuri for finishing the course “Theanimationbox”. I’ve enlarged my skills in this field and I can surely say that the knowledge which has been...

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I’m thankful to Yuri for finishing the course “Theanimationbox”. I’ve enlarged my skills in this field and I can surely say that the knowledge which has been given by the trainer is very useful and practical . I’m satisfied with the results and glad to co-work with your team.

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Best menotorship ever

Juan Andrés Frías Sánchez

When the mentorship started, my animations were clunky/not appealing and with every new lesson, i started to understand which was my problem, things like tim...

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When the mentorship started, my animations were clunky/not appealing and with every new lesson, i started to understand which was my problem, things like timing, poses, anticipation, etc. Once that Yuri taught us those and more principles, was the moment i felt my animations started to improve, also Yuri is one of the best mentors ever, he is always willing to help you and that is the best part of this mentorship.

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