A decade ago if you couldn’t get your hands on a huge server farm, your animation output was limited. Studios invested a lot of money acquiring the resources they needed to create their films.
Now the advent of cloud computing has opened the door to small and mid-sized companies in their pursuit to produce high-quality animation products. Cloud Service providers deliver the computing resources in a more cost-effective way, that make it possible for smaller firms to compete in the marketplace.
In this article by Xath Cruz in Cloud Times, he examines the animation industry’s challenges along with the power that cloud computing puts in the hands of even amateur animators.
Have you used cloud computing for one of your projects?