I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on how to reach out to people to get people to join my production team?
I got through making the pilot episode of my web series by hiring a variety of artists and animators while I handled the writing and overall production. I ended up going through a decent amount of artists because of scheduling, reliability, quality, etc. Because I outsourced a lot of artwork and animation, I ended up spending a ton of money I really shouldn’t have spent haha.
Now I’m trying to transition to making several shorts with less complicated animations so I can build a larger audience to crowdfund a season of full length episodes. The issue is that I basically have no budget right now and outsourcing the work is too expensive, time consuming (in a weird way), and is too hard to manage quality. Because of this, I’m looking to partner with a local animator/artist.
Does anyone have any ideas on how I can make it attractive for them to partner with me? Right now my plan is to reach out to local college students in art/animation programs. I want to at least pay them as much as my budget allows, but I want to get them to buy in as a way to grow their portfolio and experience.
Any suggestions on how to go about this would be greatly appreciated! Thanks for reading that wall of text.