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ORGANIZATION: NPO Animator Supporters

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Are you fluent in Spanish and English? We need your expertise to help translate documents, tutorials, and more, making our resources accessible to a broader audience.

Volunteering with Animator Supporters allows fans to give back to anime creators in a concrete, tangible way. Each hour we put in results in a direct gain for anime creators-it's also an opportunity to grow, learn, and connect within the industry. Here's what you'll gain:

  • Insight into the Anime Industry: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the current state of the anime industry, learning about both its challenges and opportunities.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Access: Experience the anime production process firsthand, witnessing how anime comes to life from concept to completion.
  • Networking Opportunities: Engage with animators and other professionals involved in anime production. This offers a unique chance to connect with like-minded individuals and industry veterans, potentially opening doors to future collaborations or career opportunities.
  • Contribute to Original Projects That Put Animators First: We produce short-form anime in-house. Volunteers can contribute to these original, ethically funded animations, further broadening their experience and impact within the industry. You’ll learn new techniques and add real, tangible products to your portfolio.

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About NPO Animator Supporters

Location:

1404 Rosemarie Drive, West Linn, OR 97068, US

Mission Statement

Welcome to Animator Supporters, where our primary mission is to address and mitigate the significant challenges facing Japanese animators today. In an industry celebrated for its vibrant creativity and worldwide appeal, many animators grapple with inadequate compensation and demanding work schedules. It's not uncommon for animators to receive as little as $200-$300 per month, a figure starkly insufficient to meet the basic cost of living in Japan. This financial strain is exacerbated by the industry norm of long hours and tight project deadlines, leaving animators overworked and underpaid. Recognizing these hardships, we established the Animator Dormitory, aimed at reducing animators’ living expenses by providing affordable housing. This initiative directly addresses the immediate financial pressures animators face, allowing them to continue their craft with less financial burden.

Description

Our efforts extend beyond immediate relief; we're actively working to challenge and change the industry's underlying structures contributing to these conditions. We produce anime without a production committee, a prevalent model in anime production that often prioritizes profit over the well-being and fair compensation of creative talent.

We not only advocate for a reevaluation of this system but also take concrete steps to produce original, in-house anime, funded by fans for fans.
We completed our first animation, 'Back to You,' led by industry composer Mason Lieberman, last year with a crowdfunded budget of $100,000.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XKdv2R5FwI

Our goal is to set a precedent for fairer practices in the industry and create good job opportunities for animators, offering them work in an environment that respects their skills and compensates them fairly.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
International
Advocacy & Human Rights, Arts & Culture, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • English
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Our schedules are extremely flexible! Contribute when you can, how you can, and stop when you want.

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