A look at the apparent strategies of the various major animation studios that may surprise you.
Just how difficult is it to get an animation studio up and running today? is it as easy as getting the equipment and staff together or is there more to it than that? This post takes a look.
Yes! Start your very own animation studio is 6, yes, 6 easy peasy simple steps! Soon you’ll be on your way to Walt Disney-esque fame and fortune, or John Textor-like infamy and ridicule (if you prefer). Why have a boring office job, when you can be making cartoons! Funny, hilarious, maybe even serious ones! Your […]
Yes, it sure can. For your reading pleasure and perusal, may I present the draft version of the white paper that aims to introduce you to the production process that is in many ways, revolutionary. The Toyota Production System has long been used to streamline workflow processes at the Japanese car manufacturer. Since it’s introduction, […]
Via: Edmunds Inside Line The title of the post is a serious question. Would it be possible to take the world-renowned Toyota Production System and augment it so that it works within the confines of an animation studio? Before you comment, take note that it has been applied to a hospital in Seattle, so yes, […]
The one above is far from the only one, heck it’s far from being the only variant of that one! For a quick refresher, the video below goes through the most significant changes over the years. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgLVLRStLhc There’s much more to it than that however. The (almost but not really shocking) fact that I learned […]
Animation, being an industry the same as all the other ones (per se), has gone through the usual rounds of consolidation over the years. Like most new technologies, it starts off with one or two guys in their basement or garage who then grow into small business who then either grow large, get bought by […]