While it`s clear that the technology is rapidly improving, including the ability to displace live actors (e.g. in TRON: Legacy) in terms of animation, this has not been the case so far. Yes, CGI has taken on many of the roles that humans once played, but they have also created a number of new positions that require human brains.
Protagonist has a very innovative character. The ability to immediately see a written script animated will be a blessing for scriptwriters, but it`s unlikely to jeopardize the artistic nature of storyboarding and animation. The magazine “Fast company” noted the following.
“We can`t pretend that plotagon movies look much better than a Sims game, but the core competency of actually using this software is incredibly impressive. It helps that scripts are code by nature. They establish a scene.”