I have been working in the computer gaming industry for a number of years now and more recently I've been thinking about going freelance as a animator and moving over to TV or possibly film. My problem with this is I have no experience with dealing with TV type projects and the
companies that would need this sort of thing. I have many years 3D
experience and have the 3D skills needed but i'm unsure on a few other
points. If anyone could answer these simple questions i'd be very
1. What format would a company need a animation in. Working in games, I
use CD and AVI etc. TV of course wouldn't want AVI, but would they need
a list of TGA files, Mpeg etc.?
2. How would a company need the final animation outputted? to tape, on
CD as a list of TGA files etc.?
3. Do freelance animators for TV also need the ability to add there own
sounds, meaning you really need a production house, or would sound be
provided, or even added latter after the animation was sent to the