Make An Animation Online

Make An Animation Online With Video Igniter

Do you want to make an animation online but aren’t sure how to get started? There are many sites that enable you to use templates to create animated videos online, but none of these sites enable you to create custom animated videos.

That’s where Video Igniter comes in. Video Igniter is the only online animation service that enables you to make custom animations online!

In this article we’ll explain:

  • How does Video Igniter make animations for you online?
  • How much does it cost to make animations online?
  • How long does it take to make animations online?
  • Tips to help you save money on your production budget.

But first, let’s take a look at some examples of animations that Video Igniter can make for you online…

Examples of Animations Video Igniter Can Make For You

Video Igniter can make any kind of 2D or 3D animation for you. Check out our portfolio here. You can also access to our demo reels and price sheet here.

To start making your video, contact us or schedule a call with our production team.

Are you looking for an example of a different style of animation? Send us a message to let us know what kind of animation example you want to see and we will follow up with relevant production samples.


How To Make An Animation Online With Video Igniter?

1). Contact Us

To start making an animation online, contact us with details about your project or with our production team. We’ll work with you to create a plan to make your animation on time and on budget.


2). Script

Making an animation online starts with writing the script. Our team will spend some time getting to learn:

  • What you want to communicate in your animation ✅
  • Who your target audience is ✅
  • What do you want people to do when they’re done watching your animation? ✅

Our writers use this information to make the script for your animation. When the first draft is ready, use Video Igniter’s online animated video production dashboard to review your script and request revisions before approving the script for production.

How To Make An Animation Online Script

3). Storyboard

Next, we’ll turn your script into a storyboard. We’re basically turning your script into a blueprint so that our illustrators and animators know what to create for every part of your video script.

We’ll share the storyboard with you as soon as it’s ready. Use Video Igniter’s online animated video production dashboard to share your feedback. Make sure the storyboard includes enough details to ensure our production team knows what is important to show in each scene.

How To Make An Animation Online Storyboard

4). VoiceOver

You will receive several voiceover audition from our team. Use Video Igniter’s online video production dashboard to give them a listen and let us know which one you want to use. We’ll hire that voiceover artist to record the full voiceover and then we’ll share the audio with you so that you can review it and request revisions before approving the audio for production.


5). Soundtrack

Our team will select several soundtracks that compliment the content of your animation. Use Video Igniter’s online production dashboard to give the soundtracks a listen and select the one you prefer.

We’ll take care of acquiring the broadcast license so that we can legally use the music when we make your animation.


6). Illustrations

Making the illustrations for your animation starts with creating concept art. Our art director will make several visual concepts for you to review online.

How To Make An Animation Online Concept Art

Use Video Igniter’s online animation production dashboard to review the concepts and select the visual concept you like best. You can also collaborate with our art director to refine the visual style of your favorite piece of concept art until you love every detail. Then, the art director will oversee the creation of all of the illustrations for your animation.

How To Make An Animation Online Illustrations

You get an opportunity to review all of the art and request revisions before you approve the art for production.

7). Animation

Now that your script, storyboard, voiceover, illustrations and soundtrack are approved, we can make your animation online. When the first draft is ready, give it a detailed review with your team and members of your target audience. Use Video Igniter’s online production dashboard to share your comments and revision requests. Then, we’ll integrate your edits and render out the final version of your animation for you to start using.

Explainer Video Cost Animation Cost

What Does It Cost To Make An Animation Online?

What Does It Cost To Make An Animation Online

Making your animation online saves money on your production budget because our online production workspace enables us to streamline the whole production experience.

Most 2D animated videos can be made for $1,500-$7,500 for a 60-second animated video. 3D animated videos tend to cost $10,000 or more for each 60-seconds of animation. In comparison, episodes of The Simpsons cost tens-hundreds of thousands of dollars for every minute of animation, and Pixar animations cost over $1,000,000 for every minute of animation.

Get a quote today and have Video Igniter make your animation online for you.

How Long Does It Take To Make An Animation Online?

How Long Does It Take To Make An Animation Online

2D animations that are a minute long take about 4-8 weeks to make online. 3D animations take about 2-4x more time to make online.

Need to speed up production? Video Igniter offers rush delivery animation.

Want to figure out how long it will take to make your animation online? Send us a message with details about your animation and we’ll get back to you with a production timeline.

How To Save Money When You Make An Animation Online

How To Save Money When You Make An Animation Online

1). Start Production ASAP

Rush delivery production costs can increase your production budget by 25%-50% or more. You can avoid this extra cost by starting production on your animation as soon as possible.

2). Make the Script & Storyboard For Your Animation

You can save $1,000 or more off the cost of making your animation online if you provide the script and storyboard for your project. Download our free script and storyboard templates to make them yourself.

Make the Script & Storyboard For Your Animation

3). Use Free, Legal Music

It can easily cost $50-$500 or more to license music for your animation. You can skip this production expense by sourcing free music that we can legally use in your video(s). Check out Incompetech and Facebook’s sound collection for libraries of free, legal music.

Use Free, Legal Music

4). Record The VoiceOver For Your Animation

Recording a voiceover for an animation costs hundreds or thousands of dollars when we hire a professional voiceover talent. You can skip this production cost by recording your own voiceover at home for free. It’s actually very easy to record professional quality voiceovers at home for free. You don’t need to buy any expensive equipment or fancy software. Just watch 1:31 in this video to learn how!

Still have questions about how to make an animation online?

Do you have a question about how to make an animation online that wasn’t addressed in this FAQ? Use this form to send us your question and we’ll follow up with an answer. We’ll also post the question and answer to this page so other people can benefit from the knowledge.

Still have questions about how to make an animation online

What is Video Igniter Animation?

Video Igniter Animation is an online animated video production service. By working with our team online, you can get your custom animated video produced faster and for less than hiring a brick and mortar animation studio.

We can help you create any kind of 2D animated video or 3D animation you can imagine. Check out our animated video portfolio!

Do you want to create an explainer video for your cryptocurrency or an animated video to explain how your blockchain technology works? We can help with that too.

Need help syndicating your animated video? Ask us about video promotion!

Watch our explainer video on our home page to learn more about how we can help you create an animated video. For examples of the kinds of animation our team can produce, check out the demo reel below:


Looking For An Animated Video Company In The U.S.?

Video Igniter is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Success Stories & Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it – these testimonials highlight Video Igniter’s reliability, creativity, flexibility and ability to deliver animations that exceed expectations. When you choose Video Igniter Animation, you can rest assured that you are working with a trusted and reputable studio.

“Video Igniter were very easy to work with and the entire process for creating and suggesting edits was seamless and stress-free. I would work with them again and would recommend to others looking to create a modern and stylish explainer video.”

Clair Simpson – VP Marketing,

“I run a video production company and outsource animation. The team at Video Igniter did a great job in taking the concept I very crudely drew out and making it into a beautiful animation. The review process was easy and their turnaround time was very quick. I’d def recommend them if you’re looking for an animation project.”

Pat Henderson – Founder, Path8 Productions

“Video Igniter offered us the critical combination of creative value, clear communication, and patience with stakeholder feedback. We ended up with truly high-quality design assets for our video series largely due to the extra level of commitment — and the right balance of efficiencies with flexibility in the process when called for.”

Larry Schlessinger – Sr. Creative Program Manager, Amazon Web Services

“Video Igniter came to us with a number of creative and engaging ideas and were able to create an exciting, impactful video in a short period of time. And the best part was that it cost much less than other options of similar quality. The video they made is a great marketing tool for us.”

Alex Raymond – Founder, Kapta Systems


Success Stories & Testimonials

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Create your Video Igniter account, fill out a creative brief for your video and we’ll begin production as soon as we receive your production deposit.

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