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Finish Your Film! Tips and Tricks for Making an Animated Short in Maya by Kenny Roy

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CHAPTER 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D Pre-production

 

 

 

 

Before you can begin production, you must first create all of the assets for your film. This is perhaps the most dangerous stage of a film because decisions made earlier on in terms of the scope of the film will either pay offor come back to bite you. And while it was those choices early on that determined the amount of work you have to do in 3D pre-production, how you react now to the workload will determine whether you finish your film or not. It should be noted as well that no matter what you decided before beginning 3D pre-production, you should always try to work with a little bit of flexibility. If the scope of your film was a little too ambitious, do not work yourself ...

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