For every project, whether it is a 15-second exercise or a feature film, you will need a good idea. And if it is a good idea, is it good for the animated short?
Defining the Animated Short
The short film is defined as 24 minutes or fewer. In animation, commercial shorts usually run 6 to 11 minutes and are created by teams with big budgets and resources. We are defining the short as what is feasible for the individual, beginning animator. This is a running time of approximately one to three minutes, about the length of one scene in a feature film.
The story ultimately determines ...