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Obtaining financing is one of the biggest challenges facing television producers today. Many options for financing production have disappeared, as investors became more risk averse and government incentives are few. International pre-sales, which were more prevalent in the feature film industry, are an option for television series or shows as well. However, the estimated return […]

Less experienced 3d animators can quickly bog down as episodes begin to stack up. It is quite likely also that the 3d animations requested will become more complicated as the series goes on. An inexperienced studio that cannot manage the production of 3d well, can create legal trouble, as contracts are defaulted on. It has […]

When I was a kid of about 12, I went through a Venus Flytrap phase. These awesome, incredible plants held endless fascination for a kid like me, who loves nothing more than to figure out how something works. Funny thing about the Flytrap is that scientists are still not entirely sure how the cells within […]

Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric Co., said, “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision and relentlessly drive it to completion.” Considered brilliant business executive, Welch is also quoted as saying “If you’ve got 16 employees, at least two are turkeys.” This thinking led to the […]

Richard Williams was a perfectionist. And a creative genius. He still is. I identify with this because you cannot become a high caliber 3d animation artist without vision and passion, the two marks of a truly creative personality. Vision is how you “see” the project unfolding, how you are going to tell the “story” that […]

Great visual storytelling happens when the spoken story and visuals work together. For producers of factual programing this can be a challenge. In many cases, the event (the story) has already happened and there is little existing video, and little to shoot. The idea of adding CGI to these “holes” in the story, is often […]