Our Animation Process Explained

 
 
 
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1 \ RESEARCH

  • Brainstorming
  • Initial Visual research & references
  • Draft schedule

We will provide a project estimate and a breakdown of costs.

Our response will be based on early correspondence, references and communication objectives shared to us. The more information provided the better.

MILESTONE 1 \ GREEN LIGHT

Client accepts estimate and signs and return terms of business agreement. A 50% deposit is due before the project commences

 
 

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2 \ PRE PRODUCTION

  • Ideation
  • Story Development
  • Script Development
  • Concept Development
  • Visual Treatment
  • Character Development (if applicable)
  • Music options
  • VO options
  • Storyboarding
  • Animatic
  • Pre-production review

We will provide three stages of pre-production feedback to you and additional iterations if required. 

What we need from you:

  • Pre-production meeting
  • Brand assets

You will provide feedback and comments by the scheduled date with the engagement of all stakeholders involved in the sign-off process.

MILESTONE 2 \ PRE-PRODUCTION SIGN OFF

Opportunity for collective feedback prior to production commencing.


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3 \ PRODUCTION

  • Artwork
  • Animation assets
  • Animation

We will provide three works in progress (WIPs), design and build all animation assets, characters, copy and backdrops Animation production, effects and compositing

MILESTONE 3 \ PRODUCTION SIGN OFF

You will provide feedback and comments by the scheduled date with the engagement of all stakeholders involved in the sign-off process.


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4 \ POST-PRODUCTION

  • VO record
  • Music Mastered
  • Music and VO laid down
  • Animation retimed to music & VO
  • Mastering, rendering and encoding the final animation.

Delivery of final Animation files.

MILESTONE 4 \ FINAL SIGN OFF

Final invoice payable within 30 days.