The Preduction Process consists of three areas: Pre-production, Production, and Post-production
Pre-production: Come up with a Story Idea.
Pre-production: Prepare Treatment & Screenplay
Pre-production: Prepare Storyboards for each Scene.
Production: Record Voiceovers for all the Characters.
Production: Sculpt or Purchase Models needed.
Production: Design Sets & Backgrounds for all Scenes.
Production: Determine Lighting for each Scene.
Production: Shoot each Animation Scene.
Production: Render each Scene in 3d Program.
Post-production: Paint imperfections using 3d paint program, Painter, or Photo Retouching Program.
Post-production: Combine Individual Scenes in a Video Editor.
Post-production: Compress all combined scenes and publish in a Video Editor.
Post-production: Burn animation to DVD.
Post-production: Design packaging & Inserts.
Post-production: Ship or/and upload to Internet.