Career Opportunities Guide to Animation Now Offered on Audiobook

The most comprehensive book ever written on embarking on a career in cartoon animation now available as a downloadable audiobook.
Jeff Lenburg's Career Opportunities in Animation
Jeff Lenburg's Career Opportunities in Animation
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NEWARK, N.J. - Feb. 5, 2014 - PRLog -- Award-winning author and nationally recognized animation expert Jeff Lenburg's authoritative guide, Career Opportunities in Animation, is now available on audiobook. The downloadable, unabridged digital audiobook ($21.83), produced and read by Brian E. Smith based on Lenburg's hardcover and trade paperback series, sells exclusively online at,, and iTunes.

"This audiobook, like the print editions, offers everything you need to know to enjoy a long, successful career working in the virtually every field and industry of animation," Lenburg said. “With high demand for qualified individuals to work in film and television animation, visual and specials effects, and online and video games, mobile gaming, digital media, and many more, there has never been a better time to start or advance your career in the field of animation.”

In this comprehensive guide, Lenburg, who is the author of 30 books including seven on animation, exhaustively describes 60 careers in many fields of animation, including art, backgrounds and layouts, design, directing, engineering, film and television animation, game and Web design, painting and texturing, performing, producing, technical production, and writing.

Lenburg says the audiobook will put job seekers “on the right track” toward a rewarding career in one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Extensively researched and written, he derived his information from more than 225 sources, including national job data banks, professional associations, unions/guilds, and the federal government, as well as interviews with 75 animation professionals in assorted positions within the film, television, and games industry.

As Lenburg noted, “Each job description is based on actual job posts, employment documents, salary surveys, and many other sources, including the personal testimony of professionals in the field spotlighted in this volume, and various studios and production houses within the animation industry throughout the United States, and reflect the current practice and structure of jobs in the industry.”

Divided in twelve sections, Career Opportunities in Animation covers every key area of the industry: Animation (Film and Television), Art, Backgrounds and Layouts, Design, Engineering, Directing, Game Animation and Design, Painting and Texturing, Performing, qnuqu Producing, Technical Production (Camera, Editing, Production Management, Sound, Special Effects, Visual Effects), and Writing.

Lenburg's Career Opportunities in Animation is also available in both print editions well through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and most major booksellers. To learn about the print editions, click on the following link:

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Jeff Lenburg is a profilic, award-winning author of 30 books, including celebrity memoirs, celebrity biographies, entertainment histories, popular references, and two national bestsellers. He is also a foremost authority on animation cartoons, having written such illustrious histories as The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons, Third Edition, the definitive source on the subject chronicling every animated cartoon--some 3,100 in all--ever made, and Who's Who in Animated Cartoons, the first-ever biographical reference on more than 300 award-winning and legendary animators in animation's 100-plus year history.

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