Animation programs are expensive; so are the various tools and supplies that we use every day. Here are some ways to save money - and a few guides on what to get for the special animator in your life who might be a little strapped for cash.
Free and Trial Animation Programs
Royalty Music and Sound Effects Resources
Five Inexpensive Animation Solutions for the Mac
Keeping Up With The Studios: Breaking Into Animation Without Breaking the Bank
Essential Animation Supplies
From Gouache to Gadgets: Shopping for the Animator on Your Holiday Gift List