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Animated Horror: Animated Shorts to watch this Halloween

Animated Horror: Animated Shorts to watch this Halloween

Animated Shorts to Watch this Halloween We picked out some animated shorts we found entertaining, fitting, and downright horrifying to introduce with the spooky holiday around the corner. Here are six picks we recommend from some that can be enjoyed by all ages to...
Using Pre-visualization and 3D Blocking in a Short Film

Using Pre-visualization and 3D Blocking in a Short Film

In a previous post, Pre-visualization-The Next Step from Storyboarding,we talked about how pre-visualization (the process of creating 3D animatics from storyboards) is a very valuable tool for film production. In this segment, I am sharing a demonstration of how...
Resources for Animators under COVID-19

Resources for Animators under COVID-19

As businesses are being impacted by the Coronavirus, ASIFA-South has gathered a compilation of curated resources that we felt would be beneficial to our community, especially in the animation and VFX realm. These include other studios best practices, funding, and...
Pre-visualization – the Next Step from Storyboarding

Pre-visualization – the Next Step from Storyboarding

Blockbuster features and shows that display tremendous CG effects such as Avengers: Endgame, IT: Chapter 2 or Game of Thrones require a massive budget for such visuals. However, to save production costs, production companies create a rough 3D animatic of a VFX shot...