For those with a talent for the cartoonish and a love of all things animated, a career in animation can be a dream come true. But what does it really take to get an animation job? Contrary to popular belief, you don't need to be a Disney Princess (or Prince) to work in this ever-growing industry. In fact, there are many ways to break into the world of animation and earn money doing what you love. One option is to become a freelancer. By taking on animation projects as they come, you can build up your portfolio and attract attention from larger studios. Another possibility is to find jobs at one of the many animation studios that exist both in the United States and abroad. With a little creativity and perseverance, anyone can find success in the world of animation.