If you’re looking to get a 3D animation advertisement developed for your company, it can be a bit tricky to find the right video production house for the job. There are a lot of factors to be considered initially such as your budget, number of animated characters needed, length of your ad film, turnaround time etc. Here are the 5 top tips that will help you choose the right team for your project.
1. Know your budget
The key to hiring the right kind of help is to know your budget and your limitations well. If you are a big organization, and have a massive budget for your advert, you can hire a large video production company that will offer a turnkey solution, and will have a large team of experts at your beck and call. However, if you event production house are a small or medium sized organization, you may have two choices. You can either hire a medium-sized production house that has partnered with other businesses in the same industry. The other option is that you look for freelancers on your own, which is the cheapest option but can be a bit daunting, as you will have to juggle between various specialists.
2. Scan the details
When you have various production houses bidding for your project, you can pick the right one by checking their demos. Factors to consider are complexity of animation, accuracy of the animated characters’ movements, sync with audio, look and feel and the overall impact. Also, make sure to ask about the team profile, and the turnaround time for each milestone, such as the initial script, storyboard creation, 3D modeling, voiceovers and post-production editing.
3. Test their knowledge and passion for your project:
If a production company wants your project, they should be willing to go the extra mile to do their homework. The amount of research they do about your project will pretty much determine the quality of work you will receive from them. A team that has done extensive research on your product or service can suggest various concepts and characters to fit your needs, is definitely more valuable.
4. Have a watertight workflow document
Make sure to get an ironclad workflow document from the production companies. Some production companies can be a little vague about how the project is going to proceed. Stay away from such people. Since you are spending a lot of money on producing ad film, you need someone who at least knows what they are doing and have an idea of the various stages involved in the process of 3D animation production.
5. Ask for an initial script and storyboard
You may not get this, but sometimes, it’s worth asking them to create a rough script or storyboard, so you can visualize the concept better. A lot of companies may refuse, but there are always a few who are willing to go the extra mile.
If you follow these tips, you will definitely find it easier to get a production house that fits your needs and can provide the right advertisement for your organization.
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