Animation

Editor/Author Selby andrew
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Laurence King

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78-067097-3
Category: Arts & Leisure - Photography & Digital Arts
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

From scriptwriting through to production, this introduction to animation for students surveys key technical processes and examines a variety of stylistic approaches.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • The significance of animation
  • The defining principles of animation
  • The animation pipeline
  • About this book
  • An animation timeline
  • 1. Preproduction—Planning and Scriptwriting
  • The animation pipeline in preproduction
  • Scriptwriting
  • The vocabulary and language of animation
  • Approaches to scriptwriting
  • Genre in animation
  • Script development
  • Analyzing a script
  • Conclusion
  • 2. Preproduction—Concepts, Ideas, and Research
  • Concepts and ideas
  • Research
  • Conclusion
  • 3. Preproduction—Development
  • Storyboarding
  • The art of storyboarding
  • Style guides
  • Layouts and scenes
  • Development drawings
  • Character design
  • Conclusion
  • 4. Preproduction—Sound
  • Understanding sound
  • The importance and use of sound
  • Stems of sound
  • The working sound studio
  • Conclusion
  • 5. Production
  • The animation pipeline in production
  • Introduction to basic techniques
  • Cel animation and traditional 2D processes
  • Stop-motion animation
  • 3D computer-generated Images
  • Unorthodox animation
  • Sound in production
  • Conclusion
  • 6. Postproduction
  • The animation pipeline in postproduction
  • Preparing the production
  • Visuals
  • Sound in postproduction
  • Release and distribution
  • Conclusion
  • 7. Animated Futures
  • Education, knowledge, and understanding
  • Skills for future employment
  • Skills
  • Promotion
  • Gaining experience
  • Opportunities, applications, and interviews
  • Representation
  • Making it!
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Further reading
  • Resources
  • Acknowledgments