Agile in 3D: Agility in the Animation Studio

  • Avelino F. Gomes FilhoEmail author
  • Danilo Alencar
  • Rodrigo de Toledo
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 802)


Agile Software Development has been gaining importance because of its adaptability, focus on people, continuous improvement, and short construction and delivery cycles. Companies outside the software engineering context also desire such qualities. This paper presents a case study where a 3D animation production company adapted Scrum and Lean Kanban methods to achieve better results by reducing the effort required to create their products and make them available. The results demonstrate that the adaptation led to a shorter animation development time, helped the team track product evolution, increased automation, made the development process transparent and improved team engagement. This paper provides evidence that the animation industry can benefit from adapting and adopting Agile.


Agile Scrum Lean Kanban Animation 3D Studio 



The authors of this work would like to thank Felipe Assis for his participation and great support of this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Avelino F. Gomes Filho
    • 1
    Email author
  • Danilo Alencar
    • 2
  • Rodrigo de Toledo
    • 3
  1. 1.Postgraduate Program in Computer Science (PPGI)Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Knowledge 21 (K21)Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science (DCC)Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)Rio de JaneiroBrazil

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