Rationalising and structuring production of a short, feature or series well in advance by setting in place a precise workflow or graphic bible… pre-production is an often neglected, but essential, step in the process of creating a film or a series. This conference will show just how essential it is to anticipate and make more fluid both production and post-animation.
What strategies should studios adopt at a time of planetary competition? Copenhagen Bombay has opted for diversifying projects in a cross-media approach to reduce financial risks. 2 Minutes has focused on R&D to develop proprietary software. Coproduction openings were also discussed, and for some leadership and team spirit are essential. All these strategies are revealed...
The directors and producers of four feature films reveal the secrets of the work that goes on behind the scenes. Some made a pilot to attract exhibitors, others worked on a multimedia business model. Some focused on creating a storyboard, videoboard, or a colour script, others based their work on live action shots.
At a time of hyper-broadcasting, connected TV and cloud computing, how can programme creators and producers manage the changes in both economic and narrative terms? Broadcasters tend towards a delinearised approach and producers work on narrative distribution at several levels… The revenge of content?
How can you animate characters realistically making their expressions and movements appear alive? Creating computer generated images, integrating a real environment, using realistic or cartoony images? In this context choices in directing, storyboard and previsualisation are extremely important.
Renewal of the technical and artistic approach of professionals? Real-time production management and tracking with ArtForge, realistic crowd rendering with Golaem Crowd, previsualisation software, use of a video game rendering engine, all innovative tools serving creativity and productivity in animation.