Start Your Animation Studio In 6 Easy Steps!

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 […]

Can the Toyota Production System Be Applied To An Animation Studio?

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, […]

Could The Toyota Production Process be Applied To An Animation Studio?

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, […]

Consolidation of Animation Studios

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 […]