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S03 Episode 6: Gavin Folgert, Animator



I went to a local animation meet up in February and afterward Gavin had posted a stop-motion short he made on the meet up's Facebook event page. I've only made 2D animation and have always wanted to try stop-motion. So, I reached out to Gavin to learn more about what he does. He met with me at the Colectivo Coffee Shop on Monroe St. After the interview we got together and made this little claymation short film. https://youtu.be/lIOPX95zI2Y

Also, another one of my pop-up interviews, I meet fabric artist Stacy Stone.

You can view Gavin's portfolio at https://folgert.myportfolio.com

Fetch by Gavin Folgert & Tom Ray




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