Animations Animated Videos Animated videos are created by rapidly displaying a sequence of pictures that differ from each other. It divides into two main categories, 2D animation which is created in a 2D environment, and 3D animations which are mostly used in filmmaking and CGI (Although 2D can be used as well). The purposes behind the creation of animated videos are different. The main usage of animated videos is filmmaking or storytelling of all kinds. It can be used for more effectively sharing information, and for the purpose of saving time. Animated videos are used in todays advertisement or to simply tell a story better, when companies want to showcase a new product or perhaps attract new customers. Animated videos are a powerful marketing tool, and a well-designed animated video can give you an edge over the competition.