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Artistic Director

In the film animation industry, artistic directors manage the animation and the team of animators. Their job is to determine the ambiance, style, and pacing of the actions, characters acting, etc. They work with the director and rely on the storyboarder’s work to oversee the 3D animations.

Main goals

Artistic directors in fact convey information from the director to the production teams and make sure the animated film is cohesive. They have to:
  • Supervise the production's creative teams
  • Ensure there is continuity and consistency between all the work produced
  • Review the 3D animations and determine if any adjustments are needed

Required qualifications

Artistic directors play a crucial role in making an animated film. Their top skills are: 
  • Advanced artistic ability
  • Detail-oriented
  • Meticulous
  • Organised

Other jobs in the pre-production of an animated film :


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