It’s Friday, and I thought we’d have fun talking about something a little different. At Wordfence, one of my priorities is fostering a strong creative team and culture, and investing in creators. Emily Dalmas joined us as a full-time producer almost a year ago via her job as Associate Producer for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at NBC. I’ve had the privilege of working with Emily on several projects including the one she describes below.
Another member of our creative team is Sean Korbitz, who is a full-time Director of Photography at Wordfence and comes from an award-winning documentary background. Sean Filmed and Directed Open (2019) which is a documentary short about the WordPress community that we released in 2019, and Sean is currently working on several exciting projects in collaboration with Emily.
The animation that Emily unpacks below appears on our home page and tells the story of Jane, a blogger, who builds a business in partnership with Wordfence. It was created by Riley Donahue who works for “Saturday Night Live”, “Late Night with Seth Meyers”, and was most recently an animator on the music video for the 30th anniversary of “Hellraiser” by Ozzy Osbourne. We also