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Animation Unleashed: 100 Principles Every Animator, Comic Book Writer, Filmmaker, Video Artist, and Game Developer Should Know

At a Glance

  • A guide to the principles of animation, for both beginners and professionals
  • Covers everything from caricature and movement to storyboarding and special effects
  • Understanding the mechanics of animation puts you ahead of the curve on this growing medium

Animation continues to make earth-shattering leaps and breakthroughs - from the flat world of Mickey Mouse to the 3D universe of WALL-E. The possibilities are endless.

Animation’s potential as a powerful communication tool in all kinds of media - from TV series to feature film, web animation to computer game - is undeniable.

This mind-expanding text/reference guide reveals key principles that can immediately be put to use by both animation professionals and beginners. At last, here’s a resource which puts the full power of this medium at your fingertips. Fasten your seat belt and get ready for a wild ride through the amazing world of animation.

Product Details

  • Date available: 10/04/2008
  • Publication date: 10/01/2008
  • Return policy: 30 days

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Meet the Author: Ellen Besen

A former faculty member of Sheridan College’s School of Animation (1987-2002) and infamous workaholic, Ellen Besen studied animation at Sheridan and has been working in the field for over 35 years. 

Highlights of her career include directing award-winning films for the National Film Board of Canada, broadcast work on the topic of animation for CBC Radio, and film curating for such organizations as the Art Gallery of Ontario. Her films have been shown in multiple international festivals and at such institutions as MOMA, and her film analysis workshops are featured regularly at the Ottawa International Animation Festival. 

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