Intro to Storyboards:
Cuts & Transitions:
● working methods: silhouette or paper cut-outs (as used in early South Park, they switched to Toon Boom then Maya); drawn, traced, inked and painted cels; stop-motion, Flash, Ren & Stimpy,
● historical context. Harryhausen and Dr Suess both working for US military - Harryhausen given large stocks of expired film. milestones
Joseph Plateau (phenakitoscope), William Horner (zoetrope), Emile Reynaud (praxinoscope), Edward Muybridge (bullet time), Edison (kinetoscope), Lumière brothers, George Pal
Presidents of the USA - "Mixed Up S.o.B." also see Kraak & Smaak
Free duik rigging plug-in for Adobe after Effects. duik user guide
Boinx iStopmotion is a good affordable Mac option.
More options at www.animationtoolkit.co.uk/software/
Jed's animation sites: my-animation.co.uk | imps.tv
sololearn.com is a great way to learn to program. C# is used by Unity game engine, Python by Blender.
Japan's oldest cartoons shown to mark 100 years of anime
World's oldest manga made into anime by Studio Ghibli