Estimated render times - an eye opener! Think I might just need my own rendering farm! The rendering times have been cut significantly since the start of the project - from 33 minutes to now roughly 5 minutes per frame. Below is a chart estimating how long the animated short will take to render - however scene 5 is still being finalised and rendering times may be cut significantly when the scene is fixed in terms of animation ideas and a possible use of live action footage.
Example Renders and Timings