A year ago we graduated from the RCA Animation program, we finished our films, brushed up on our "internet presence" and sprinted for the festivals and studios. Our work was just starting to pay off, but life tripped us all pretty hard. So far we're lucky to only be severely disappointed and reasonably poor, but for us, the terms surrounding our animation practice have completely changed from what we were preparing for. Like everyone, we're figuring out what this really means. Let's talk about it.