Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry driven by animators. Those animators make an excellent salary and are in great demand. If you want a career as a video game animator, there are several steps you should take. They include getting training, creativity and proficiency in key software programs. A career as a video game animator also requires technical skill and experience in illustration, animation, art and computer graphics. Successful animators must also be able to work well with others.
The cinematic trailer for A Liars Autobiography combines 2D and 3D animation formats and features chapters in varying styles that range from comic book style to retro and pen and ink animation. Each chapter of the full length movie ranges from 3 to 12 minutes and the different styles, that include actual film footage played on animated TVs are expertly melded to form an 85 minute epic that is a masterpiece in storytelling and animation techniques. The trailer manages to sum all this up in just over 2 minutes.
Animation is nothing new. It’s likely that many of you will have been watching Disney animated cartoons and feature length movies for years now but did you know that you can actually utilise animation to market your business these days? I’m not talking about producing a feature length film of the same kind of calibre as Disney but I am talking about creating various pieces of content that will connect your target market.
Although more businesses than ever are now using animation in their marketing campaigns, there are still a lot of businesses that aren’t. This is a mistake. If you think about the success of Disney (and many other companies), you’ll start to realise that their success is based on one thing; the fact that people love animations.
Struggling with your Animation or just starting? Then follow these tips on starting out in Animation.
Animators can work in the television, video,gaming, internet and film industries to show case their prowess. Because animation is an art, different animators are gifted in certain areas (creating skeletons, modeling, frames,etc), so working in a team with other animators is ideal and will save you a lot of time on your project for your client.