How Long Does It Take To Produce an Animation

Breakdown of Animation process

First Stage

Briefing

Designing creative brief is a must for producing animation. A well-defined brief helps our designers to better understand what you’re looking to achieve with your project.

A detailed brief will take around 2-3 days to complete.

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Briefing

Designing creative brief is a must for producing animation. A well-defined brief helps our designers to better understand what you’re looking to achieve with your project.

A detailed brief will take around 2-3 days to complete.

Second Stage

Brainstorming and Script Writing

After the briefing, our team will brainstorm to bring the clients idea to life. The process  begins with copywriters, who work together with art team.

Next comes the script,  the heart and soul of your creative story. Whether you’re creating an emotional story or animation for marketing, the script plays a big role in determining the success of animation.

Brainstorming and script writing will take 2-4 days to complete.

Check Sample Script.

Brain-storming and Script Writing

After the briefing, our team will brainstorm to bring the clients idea to life. The process  begins with copywriters, who work together with art team.

Next comes the script,  the heart and soul of your creative story. Whether you’re creating an emotional story or animation for marketing, the script plays a big role in determining the success of animation.

Brainstorming and script writing will take 2-4 days to complete.

Third Stage

Storyboard + Style Frame

After script and concept art are ready, a storyboard will be drawn to visualize the whole story scene-by-scene.

Most storyboards can be completed within 2-3 days.

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Storyboard + Style Frame

After script and concept art are ready, a storyboard will be drawn to visualize the whole story scene-by-scene.

Most storyboards can be completed within 2-3 days.

Fourth Stage

Voice Over

Now the Script will be passed to VO artists. 

It takes around 1-3 days to get the VO done, however it can be processed parallel to the storyboard stage.  

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Voice Over

Now the Script will be passed to VO artists. 

It takes around 1-3 days to get the VO done, however it can be processed parallel to the storyboard stage.  

Fifth Stage

Illustrations

Once the storyboard is approved, it will be developed into detailed illustrations. This is where the specifics of your character design and features will be incorporated.

This stage will be completed in around 7-10 days.

Illustrations

Once the storyboard is approved, it will be developed into detailed illustrations. This is where the specifics of your character design and features will be incorporated.

This stage will be completed in around 7-10 days.

Sixth Stage

Animation

This is the main part of the project: the animation phase. At this stage, the storyboard and illustrations will be used to create animated scenes.

Each scene will need to be reviewed thoroughly to ensure the smooth flow in animation. This can take between 7-12 days.

Animation

This is the main part of the project: the animation phase. At this stage, the storyboard and illustrations will be used to create animated scenes.

Each scene will need to be reviewed thoroughly to ensure the smooth flow in animation. This can take between 7-12 days.

Seventh Stage

Sound design

To complete the story, SFX and background music will be added to the animation.

A well prepared sound design sets the mood for your target audience. The sound design can be completed in 1-3 days.

Sound design

To complete the story, SFX and background music will be added to the animation.

A well prepared sound design sets the mood for your target audience. The sound design can be completed in 1-3 days.

The 4-week Animation Process

is it too long?

The 4-week animation process is optimum to create a high quality animation that engages audience and delivers your message across. There’s a fine line between keeping the animation process smooth and pushing to compromise your vision.

Entering into the process and delivering your feedback on time will definitely ensure the hassle-free and smooth production work flow. This will enable us to serve you better and faster.

 

is it too long?

The 4-week animation process is optimum to create a high quality animation that engages audience and delivers your message across. There’s a fine line between keeping the animation process smooth and pushing to compromise your vision.

Entering into the process and delivering your feedback on time will definitely ensure the hassle-free and smooth production work flow. This will enable us to serve you better and faster.

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