Welcome to The Future of Animation, a celebration packed with real-time techniques, insider stories, case studies, a brand-new Animation Field Guide, and highlights from the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Real-time animation pipelines are here
Greetings from the field! We've interviewed animation teams from all over the world and one thing’s for certain, the use of real-time workflows in animation is exploding! And it’s no surprise. Instant feedback can make the whole pipeline feel new, especially when different departments are constantly moving as one.
Animation Field Guide
Want the lowdown on real-time workflows for animation? In this guide, you’ll get a tour of real-time pipelines in use today, and find out how they eliminate traditional pain points.
Go behind the scenes on the Netflix animated series Super Giant Robot Brothers!, produced by Reel FX, and learn how virtual production in Unreal Engine transformed every phase of the filmmaking process.
In this week’s Inside Unreal, we’ll dive into the adrenaline-inducing hack-and-slash game ENENRA 2! Between breathtaking environments, stunning effects, and mind-bending time manipulation abilities, there’s lots to learn about starting a high-quality project on your own. We’ll also explore how to make impactful cinematics and repurpose animations from the Marketplace.
Want to learn how to animate characters with Unreal Engine? Take a tour of our animation training in the Epic Developer Community, and check out our webinars and documentation on the latest animation features.
Then check out our animation hub. You can review feature sets, get inspired by recent projects, and access free resources like white papers and self-paced learning videos. You can also download Unreal Engine—it’s free to use for creating linear content! It’s a good scene.