Set up animation elements


Test and set up characters, props or environments to ensure they appear correctly from all required camera positions and angles.

Alternative labels

assemble animation elements
mount animation elements
prepare animation elements
set up animation element
setting up animation elements

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Set up animation elements is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Stop-motion animator: Stop-motion animators create animations by using puppets or clay models.
Animation layout artist: Animation layout artists work with the cameramen and director to coordinate and create optimal 3D animation shots. They translate 2D storyboards into 3D animated shots and are responsible for camera angles, frames and lighting of animation scenes. Animation layout artists decide which action takes place in which animation scene.

Optional skill

Set up animation elements is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Set up animation elements – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022