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Animation Artifact


An Animation Artifact is an extraneous visual element that is inadvertently visible.

Animation artifacts impact the Content Quality of the asset. The customer experience is negatively impacted by a visible errant artifact. This is typically not creative intent and is more likely a mistake in animation.

Severity Structure:



Needs Review

Artifact exists near edges of frame and does not overlap on-screen characters or focus of composition.

Needs Fix

Artifact exists near the center of the frame and may overlap on-screen character or focus of composition.


Most often attributed to a character that may not have been completely matted or key-framed. This can be painted out or you can return to animation and remove.

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