The script called for children playing with the devices that comprise 3C's learning kit. I illustrated and rigged six character models for this animated video.
Working off the script provided by the project director, I started with hand-drawn boards visualizing each phrase and beat in the video. This would provide the basis of my storyboard.
After getting feedback on the hand-drawn boards from the project director, I proceeded to provide animatics of scenes. This is an version of scene in the script. After review, the project director asked to change the buildings and the later scene of children raising their hands. Below this clip is the revised version.
This clip is the revised version of the clip above. The buildings were changed, as was the scene at the end of school children. This time, the working character rigs were used and they prominently show illustrations of equipment the nonprofit uses to teach children code.
I recruited a friend to be the voice actress for the video. Her reading was recorded on an iPhone 4 onto its Voice Memo app. Here is a sample of raw audio, reciting the first line of the script. The line readings were later all imported into Adobe Audition, where I cleaned them up. I would later use the cleaned up Audio in Adobe After Effects, where I assembled the complete animated video.