My holiday weekend push helped complete this phase of the film. I decided to not make more of the planned changes. I'm at a point where I feel that completing the project is more important than trying to make it great. Instead, it will as good as I can make it at this time and the next one will be better and the one after that better than its predecessor.
Here's the final animatic:
Next steps: design (characters, environments and props) and voice recording.