In a world, where every living creature can defy gravity and fly at will, being stuck on the ground is no fun. If all you can manage is to trudge along, loneliness, depression and despair come knocking on your door. Letting them come in is an option. Finding the courage to soar is priceless
25th RAINDANCE 2017 Interview:
Vladimir Todorov is a concept artist, illustrator and animator. He studied Fine Art and Animation in his native country, Bulgaria, and began his career as an animator at Amblimation Studio in London, UK, where he worked on An American Tail 2, Fivel Goes West, We’re Back, and Balto.
In 1995, Vladimir joined Uli Meyer Studio as a Lead Animator, working on Space Jam, Lost in Space and various TV commercials. In 1997 Vladimir moved to Warner Brothers, to work on their animated feature The Quest for Camelot. In 1998 Vladimir joined Sony Pictures Imageworks in LA as an animator, storyboard and concept Artist, working on Stuart Little, Stuart Little 2, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone, as well as the Academy Award winning animated short The Chubb Chubbs. In 2002 began work as a character design supervisor for Robert Zemeckis’ The Polar Express. Vladimir left Sony in 2005 to become a freelance artist. He has worked as a character designer on Beowulf, Christmas Carol, Mars Needs Moms, Jack the Giant Slayer, Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass and many other feature films.