How can we still innovate in fur in 2018?
While animation has always drawn its strength from the unique and original nature of its aesthetics, digital images (CGI) now allow us to get closer to realism.
In order to guarantee widespread success at the box office, a producer of an animated feature film is often obliged not to be restricted to the local market, but instead to maximise sources of international financing.
The tricks of directors and animators
Among the large number of films and series produced, very few have been able to reach a significant threshold when it comes to diversification, all sectors considered (merchandising, digital, publishing...). Is there a recipe to achieve such a goal?
Open source is increasingly integrated in the pipelines of the main studios. Focus on a real (?) strategies' shift.
Animation studios deal with significant financial requirements and are confronted by strategic decisions on development.
After many years limited to video game, real-time rendering tools are now an integral part of animation pipelines strategies.
While the USA, Japan or Europe have had thriving film industries and animation series for decades, producers and directors from emerging countries in this sector are managing to launch projects that have achieved resounding success nationally and internationally.
The arrival of SVOD platforms in distribution and broadcasting of content present new opportunities for producers and directors.
Used by animation studios to compensate the lack of developers team, 3D libraries and smart assets (objects, textures, shaders...) are more and more appealing strategies.
What processes should be used for producing feature films?
Discussion around the place of music in animation
Virtual Reality (and its various forms) presents new possibilities for directors, authors and content producers in the animation industry.