A pipeline from one of our previous briefs that I will be sticking to throughout the duration of the project.
1) Pre-Production: Visualising a World
Project Start: Finding the right idea.
Research: Researching the areas found in the idea
Art Direction: Scene design, colour palettes, shapes, & atmosphere.
Storyboarding: Creating a storyboard for the animation
Pre-Viz: Basic model, shot framing, & camera animation.
2) Production: Building The World
Modelling of Elements: Objects & Architecture.
UV Layout & Texturing: Layout maps and texture maps.
Lighting: Main scene lighting & detail lighting - such as glow elements.
Object Animation: Animation of scene details / objects.
Effects Simulation: Effects based elements such as water, smoke, or dust.
Rendering: Creating Render Passes - Beauty, Occlusion, Glow, & FX etc.
3) Post-Production: Combining the World
Compositing: Combining render passes & refining the shot(s).
Final Shot: Editing and exporting.