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Producing Independent 2D Character Animation: Making & Selling a Short Film. Focal Press Visual Effects and Animation Series. Mark Simon

Producing Independent 2D Character Animation: Making & Selling a Short Film. Focal Press Visual Effects and Animation Series.

Mark Simon

Published February 12th 2003
ISBN : 9786611070977
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432 pages
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Producing Independent 2D Character Animation takes an in-depth look at the artistry and production process of cel animation in a friendly, how-to manner that makes the sometimes tedious process of animation enjoyable and easy to understand. ThisMoreProducing Independent 2D Character Animation takes an in-depth look at the artistry and production process of cel animation in a friendly, how-to manner that makes the sometimes tedious process of animation enjoyable and easy to understand. This book guides animators through every step of planning and production- includes examples of actual production forms, organization tips, screen shots, and sketches from the pre- to post-production processes- and contains detailed information on the hardware and software used to complete each step. By mapping out the course of how his small studio brainstormed, created, then produced its award-winning animation, Timmys Lessons in Nature, Mark Simon explains to animators what it takes both creatively and resource-wise to get their animations to market.- It includes exclusive interviews with Oscar-nominated independent animator Bill Plimpton, Craig McCracken, creator of the Power Puff Girls, Craig Spike Decker of Spike and Mikes Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation, David Fine and Alison Snowden who are the Academy Award-Winning producers of Bob and Margaret, Cartoon Networks Senior Vice President of Original Animation, Linda Simensky, and Tom Sito, Co-Director of Osmosis Jones...as well as others. You can take your project from concept to creation, then take it to market. You can learn story development, character design, audio recording, editing, ink and paint, compositing, and the software available to enhance your animated films.