2021 - Gold Award Winning - Animation Studio Startup Resources
START AN ANIMATION STUDIO
BY A SUCCESSFUL STUDIO FOUNDER
• Plan your profitable animation studio
• Learn basic & advanced ideas to grow
• Pitching, marketing, sales tips & more
• 7 modules with 2+ hours of content
• Created by animator & successful studio founder
• Studio business plan template
How to start an animation studio?
1. Identify the sort of animation you’d like to produce.
2. Research demand and potential budgets.
3. Create a viable business plan.
4. Decide on a studio name and secure the domain name.
5. Build an online presence (website, social media etc.)
6. Slowly build up a creative team and industry contacts.
7. Pitch, propose and quote for projects.
8. Create great work & aim to deliver on time and on budget.
9. Invest back into the business, (tools, marketing, skills, location)
10. Thrive, as your studio grows in revenue and reputation.
• Intro to starting a studio
• Simple marketing ideas
• Building a creative team
• Animation Studio Checklist
TAKE THE ANIMATION CAREER QUIZ
Discover if you should work in a studio role, freelance or start a studio of your own.
ANIMATORS BUSINESS NOTEBOOK
• For sale on Amazon
• It's a simple useful notebook
• Take better enquiry notes
• Prompts for key questions
• Tips for animation sales success
• Tick, write & scribble notes
UK Animation Studio Founded in 2013
Embracing the future of animation production
As animators, we love the creative process, the art, the skills the ability to tell stories.
Generative AI art and AI animation tools and techniques are improving daily, with more and more integrations by the likes of Adobe, Microsoft and Google. Plus sites like MidJourney, Stable Diffusion and RunwayML provide new creative abilities that are hard to ignore.
There are a lot of understandable concerns and unknowns but the genie is out of the bottle and we are at heart AI optimists.
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