Where are you from and how did you get into the animation business?
Libby: I’m from Seattle, WA. I started drawing in elementary school, recreating images of Bambi, Little Foot and Hagar the Horrible. I was disqualified from winning a prize in my 5th grade science fair because the zoetrope I built (with a Lego motor) and the animation example cells I painted weren’t considered “sciencey” enough. I have a claymation slug, called Sam, who opened most of my early films by RAWING exactly like the MGM lion (a commandeered sound bite and homage). I morphed into a writer as I realized that I most loved being the weird spark that ignited a project into being.
Check out the whole interview here: http://www.animationinsider.com/2016/05/libby-ward-and-kevin-glikmann/