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Freelance animation cost/prices ?

Posted: March 19, 2012
Hi, I'm building a budget for developing a 3D fighting game (yes, like street fighter, tekken,...). I would like to know what would be your price for animating the characters. All animations are fast and short cyclic movements, the 70% of them have less than 2 seconds of duration. The rest of them last less than 5 seconds.

What would be the price per animation and the price per set of animations?

Pleast take into account the price for rigged characters. Also, what would be the price for rigging a 60,000-poly character?

Thanks in advance.
Posted: July 05, 2012
Regarding animation cost - you have to determine the quality level you want.
You can produce animation in 10 seconds a day per character, but it might look choppy or floaty. You can aim for higher quality and animate 1 second a day, it would look beautiful, but obviously would take a lot longer to complete, thus costing more.