The making of:

A HERO'S LUNCH BREAK

3d-2d ANIMATED SHORT FILM

This short film was created for my ANIM 190 [Survey of Animation: Professional Pathways] class at SCAD. The requirement is to combine 2D with 3D animation, through which we learn both production workflows.
Here is my brainstorming process for my story and concept:
Next, I sketched out the rough look for my environments and determine the color scheme:
Since I knew it's going to be a animated using puppet animation technique, I designed my characters accordingly which would ease the animation process:
Creating the storyboard is essential to the pipeline. It helps determine the camera angles and movement, as well as the staging of the characters:
After that, I placed the storyboard panels in a sequence, decide the timing of each frame, and add basic sound effects. In other words, I created the animatic:
And that concludes my pre-production process of A Hero's Lunch Break. Watch the final short film here!