Episode 143 – How To Make Creativity Your Business And Achieve Your Crazy Wild Dreams With Allan McKay

Allan McKay is an award winning visual effects supervisor and technical director, mentor, podcaster, and speaker.

He started using Deluxe Paint Animation and Animator Pro, populating entire games with his own characters.

At 17, he started teaching advanced courses on game development and 3D animation at QANTM College, and at 18, he moved to Sydney to work for Ambience Entertainment.

In 2005, he launched his own studio, Catastrophic FX and worked on dozens of game cinematics, TVCs, and films.

He worked on the film Priest, in 2011, and Michael Bay’s Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon. And from there he worked on several films like Flight, Metallica: Through the Never, Star Trek Into Darkness, and The Equalizer

Allan also runs many courses, as well as a mentorship with over 1,000 members. Throughout the past two decades, he has appeared as a speaker at events in over 15 different cities… Allan also creates video tutorials on Pluralsight, YouTube, Vimeo, and through his personal website.

Allan hosts a podcast where he features interviews with artists and directors in the creative industry, discussing everything from career strategies, case studies on film, new technologies, workflow, and core strategies to build a successful career and lifestyle.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to turn your “if only dream” into reality
  • The importance of identifying rational fears to manage risk
  • How to find time to focus on your dream (no matter how much time you don’t think you have)
  • How unlock your creativity and turn it into a business that you love

To Connect With Allan:

Follow Allan on Instagram right here: https://www.instagram.com/allanmckayofficial/

Subscribe to Allan’s YouTube Channel right here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjgqdaigk7VSDqqqkHkcNTg

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