Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: Focal Press; 2 edition (March 11, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.6 x 9.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
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I'm a professional storyboard artist with credits like Futurama and Ultimate Spider-man. I feel like this book is just the shot in the arm I've needed. I've been trying my next big push to get some personal stuff done for my feature animation portfolio, and I've had a really hard time boiling down simple short ideas. This book provides some much needed clarity on the subject and reminds me of some of the more inspiring classes I took as an Animation Major. I think when one is a young person in school, it is hard to listen to teachers' sage advice about keeping shorts simple (and of course short). It's like trying to tell a teenager ANYTHING that is contrary to their desires, they just have to try and fail at it themselves. I've started and left unfinished too many overcomplicated films by now, and this book provides great insight into how to actually make personal shorts short.
In the second edition there have been some changes from the first. Among my favorite updates to this book are the interviews with writers and/or directors of short films that most have a familiarity with. It is a good read for writers looking for a more in depth look at the process of making an animated short.
bought this for my animation class. I didn't really use it but it is a great guide and reference for animating for beginners.
It's a important book, very useful. The edition is amazing, and the quality it's very good, I recommend this book
I'm a animator on youtube I don't usually buy this stuff but it looks like it could really help and I hope it does I suggest any animator or storyboard artist to give this book a try I think we will all like it
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