A Day In The Life at DHX Media

Coffee time with Raven Molisee, Matt Herring, Kat, Brent Bouchard, Stephanie and Holly

Animation magazine brings us “A Day In The Life” for “Hasbro Studios”. This gives us a look at what goes on in the every day life of animators who work on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic at DHX Media‘s studio known as “Studio B”.

Animation Magazine issue 217 - A Day In The Life at Hasbro Studios

Keep reading for a run down of what goes into a day of making My Little Pony.

8 a.m.: Director James “Wootie” Wootton leads the morning rock-out!

9:30 a.m.: Supervising director/chief Pony groomer Jayson Thiessen gives Celestia some tender loving care.

10:41 a.m.: Clear your calendar, layout supe Joel Dickie – every day is PONY DAY!

11 a.m.: Keeping show developer Lauren Faust‘s vision alive, to the max!

12:15 p.m.: Life is nothing but rainbows and unicorns for key layout artist Stephanie Mahoney. And it’s even better if there’s free donuts in the lunch room!

1:28 p.m.: Finally, the biggest secret of MLP is revealed: Pegasus digital painters. Ya gotta use magic to make magic, kids.

2:23 p.m.: Layout artists Holly Giesbrecht & Kat Stenson reach critically low caffeine level. Coffee break, STAT!

2:35 p.m.: Coffee time with Raven Molisee, Matt Herring, Kat, Brent Bouchard, Stephanie & Holly.

4 p.m.: Don’t even think about checking out the view, this is a VIP (very important pony) meeting.

6:05 p.m.: After effects wizard Ben Galewitz considers a shot. “Hmm, I think more sparkles are in order.”

11:58 p.m.: Just because it’s midnight doesn’t mean you can go home! It takes long hours and a lot of coffee to keep those rainbows bright and those sparkles shiny. Back to work!

12:42 a.m.: Another day is over, but it’s all for the kids. Jayson T. hits the hay with his littlest fan, Xen.

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