Grease Pencil is a feature inside Blender that allows you to animate in 2D while taking advantage of a full 3D suite of features. Definitely one of the best pieces of software that blends the two together so seamlessly (and free!)
The AniMates are a professional group of animators who get together every Sunday on Twitch to interview other animators, discuss animation topics and work on personal projects live! Their aim is to create a community of content to help both experienced and beginner animators! They also post everything to their Website
The AZRI Rig is a simple animation rig for Maya 2018 and above, representative of video game projects aimed at retaining a high frame rate when working even on lower-end machines. Featured in the book, ‘Game Anim’
Game Anim is a book by Jonathan Cooper (Naughty Dog) that de-mystifies the animation side of game development, explaining every step of the process while providing valuable insights and work philosophies
Jean-Denis Haas is an Animation Supervisor at ILM and his Youtube channel covers animation tips for beginning animators, acting analysis, animation analysis and more!
New Frame Plus is a Youtube channel dedicated to analyzing video game animation hosted by Daniel Floyd
Rough Animator is a fully featured hand drawn animation application that runs on Android, iOS, Mac OS, and Windows. Currently available for $4.99
Mocappys is a website made by Simon Kay (Double Negative) dedicated to teaching people how to learn the motion capture pipeline using Motion Builder.
Animation Exchange happened again! Hosted by a bunch of awesome animators and streamed live from the Twitch office, don’t miss another great stream full of tips and tricks from professional animators across the world.