The best new animators are making their names on TikTok

The Verge | Oct 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM
  • For three years, Maddi Winter had been searching for a hit.
  • King Science, TikTok’s biggest animator with close to 9 million followers, has his character appear in starkly colored blue jeans, a Supreme-esque hoodie, and a yellow crown in every video on his channel whether he’s starring in a music video, a storytime animation, or a quick joke based on someone else’s audio.
  • The platform is home to a few big animators, and in years past, it helped similarly quirky shortform creators find an audience.