The Third Floor Previs seeking Generalists/Animators

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  01 January 2013
The Third Floor Previs seeking Generalists/Animators

Generalists for Previs work in US Cities
Are you an awesome animator, able to quickly animate characters, props, vehicles and camera? You understand camera moves & lensing? You love to make shots with tons of impact and action?

The Third Floor, Inc. Previs Studio in Los Angeles is seeking artists for Previs work on Feature Film Projects in multiple cities. Candidates must be able to work in the US.

Animating with a strong sense of cinematography in mind, a Previs Artist holds a collaborative, impactful role in the film-making process by designing the strongest possible sequences. Previs moves fast, making an artistic sketch of the film to come, yielding an enormous boost to the enthusiasm of a project in development.

A Previs Shot Creator is responsible for piecing together elements, setting them in motion, and virtually filming them to create highly cinematic sequences. Nearly any aspect of a shot can be tweaked instantaneously to improve the composition or the timing of the action. Creating previs shots and sequences help to support the director's vision via appropriate use of camera movement, lenses, composition, staging, lighting, and editing.

The ideal candidate will:

- possess a strong sense of composition, animation timing, and basic storytelling.

- be team oriented and able to take direction well from a supervisor

- be adaptable, flexible and accepting of change, often tossing out ideas and starting anew.

- have Knowledge of cinematic language and camera terminology


Maya is a MUST

Adobe After Effects,

Motion Builder a plus

On-line reels and links to websites are welcome. Email:

Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what you contributed to each shot/sequence. Please include a resume. No phone calls, please.
  01 January 2013
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