Importance of Dreaming Animatics, Voice and Music

So after storyboards comes the wonderful world of Animatics! It is great to bring the script and storyboard images together and see a glimpse of what the final production will be. I scanned in all my boards, and created the animatic in Final Cut Pro. I recorded a scratch track of my own voice for the… Continue reading Importance of Dreaming Animatics, Voice and Music

Storyboards and a Day in the life of an Artist

So once I got my moolah, I was ready to roll! I started redoing boards and adding more panels to expand my original idea. I needed to flesh out the characters more and make decisions about style. I took ideas from my old pal Maurice Noble of course, and Cartoon Saloon’s “Secret of Kells”, as… Continue reading Storyboards and a Day in the life of an Artist

Applying for FUNding for my Indie Short Film

So I wanted to be able to spend all my time working on my film and I applied for 2 grants which I was awarded from the Canadian Council for the Arts and ArtsNB.         The process of applying was lengthly. I spent about a month getting all my materials ready, which… Continue reading Applying for FUNding for my Indie Short Film

The Importance of Dreaming Production Blog-Script

I am making my own animated short film from script to screen and this blog will document my process. The Importance of Dreaming is on the surface a story about an owl and a fox who fall in love despite their differences and with everyone against them try to find happiness. It was inspired by… Continue reading The Importance of Dreaming Production Blog-Script