As the important part of animation making is storyboarding I attended a talk with Tony Chance. http://www.tonychance.co.uk/www.tonychance.co.uk/intro.html
For you who don’t know, who that is, check his work.
He storyboarded fair amount of movies I guarantee you have seen. And he is really good. Here is the list: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0151243/
It was very bizarre experience watching him talk. He had a trouble to stick to the topic or even one story, .. but it was fun. And it got better at the end. I am really glad I went there.
I‘ve also learnt that it is damn well paid job but work is very inconsistent.
Storyboard I produced for my animation was not very conventional. I cut the drafts images up and used the puppets for the draft animation. The reason was, I did want to spend hours on polished drawings and then find out I can not animate them. Another