Thanks for enquiring about our rates.

Our standard rate is US$60/h.

- Animated Loops (album art/posters etc) cost around $2000 - $6000, depending on their style, complexity and detail. These usually consist of a single background and character with some repeating animation.

- Fully Animated videos (short films/adverts etc) cost around $20,000 - $50,000 per minute of animation, depending on their style, complexity and detail. These usually tell a story, and contain multiple characters, shots and backgrounds.

We always supply a quote before we agree to go ahead, based on your brief. We charge half up-front for new clients, and stay in constant contact throughout a project's duration to provide updates and make sure you're happy with the results. 

Because costs can vary widely between projects, we've included some recent examples with their associated costs:
Animated Loops
Thrash Racing Loop
Cost: $4000 (8 working days)
​​​​​​​Hand drawn 'realistic' animation.
Omaju Sewing Loop
Cost: $6000 (12 working days)
​​​​​​​Hand drawn 'realistic' animation.
Never Content Street Loop
Cost: $5000 (10 working days)
​​​​​​​Hand drawn 'cartoony' animation with hand-painted 3D backgrounds.
Fully Animated Videos
Skeleton Crew Reveal Trailer
Cost per minute of animation: $48,000 (20 working weeks)​​​​​​​
Hand drawn, action-heavy 'cartoon' animation. Several characters and backgrounds.
DHL's 'Epic Delivery Girl Kyoko' Anime Series
Cost per minute of animation: $24,000 (10 working weeks)​​​​​​​
Hand drawn 'realistic' animation. Several characters and backgrounds.
Leo & Helen Cartoon Trailer
Cost per minute of animation: $24,000 (10 working weeks)
​​​​​​​Digital 'realistic' animation. Several characters and backgrounds. More info.
Never Content Year-End Video
Cost per minute of animation: $14,000 (6 working weeks)
Hand drawn / digital 'cartoon' animation. 2 characters and several backgrounds. More info.
Elhae Album Trailer​​​​​​​
Cost per minute of animation: $14,000 (6 working weeks)
​​​​​​​Hand drawn 'realistic' animation. 2 characters and a few backgrounds. More info.
Custom Quote

Hopefully these examples give you an idea of the costs to expect. For a detailed quote more specific to your project, get in touch at jeremy@nixonanimation.com

For an accurate quote, please include:
- The product, company, or musician/song the piece will be used for
- The rough length you expect the animation to be
- An idea of the story you want to tell, or mood you're aiming for. This can be a very loose idea, as we usually start by collaborating on a script with clients
- Your budget, if you have a limit you want to aim for

Thanks a lot!
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