films fully or partly using 3d/2d animation in a story.
The process of direction includes following steps:
(not necessary in this particular order)
1. information search and analysis
2. understanding key points of interests
3. key idea formulation
4. work with/on storyboards and scenarios
5. task formulation for 3d, 2d artists and other contractors
6. details elaboration
7. final draft tests editing
8. search/work with music, sound, additional graphics
9. final editing process
the duration of the project depends on task formulation and rarely it is less than 2 weeks, more often a month and more. All the deadlines set by first 3 points of process's steps.