Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Simon Otto (How to Train Your Dragon) Explains How the Animation Process Really Works
In this excellent video recently released by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, DreamWorks animator Simon Otto (How to Train Your Dragon) explains how the animation process really works. It's only seven minutes long, and Simon shows succinctly and clearly how animators actually work together in a big studio to create huge projects. Animators are actors, giving a performance. As he puts it: "Creativity is about searching for something, and when you know it's good, you need to catch hold of it and not let go".