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Finish Your Film! Tips and Tricks for Making an Animated Short in Maya by Kenny Roy

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CHAPTER 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sound

 

 

 

Even though I have placed this chapter towards the end, sound should not be an afterthought! In the long run, the sound of your film will have a key role in determining its impact on an audience. Great sound choices can have many added benefits, from making your world seem larger to supporting your animation choices. Let’s go over a few of these benefits as heard in Booty Call and our supporting films.

Build an Environment

First and foremost, environment sounds are absolutely essential to establishing the setting of your film. You may remember that in the chapter on story I launched into a pirate film example featuring a crowd of pirates and an expansive set. Well, instead of spending all ...

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