Continuing with the study of important animation principles, students work at creating sophisticated movement phrases through a series of short assignments that focus on drawn animation. Individuals produce rough line-tests, critique work in class, make corrections to their animation, etc. An emphasis is placed on acting, staging, and timing. In addition, students are introduced to film grammar and learn to develop storyboards,
plan short narratives by linking characters' motives and movement sequences with a variety of scenes, shots, camera angles, editing points, etc. A variety of important films are presented, relating contextually to lecture topics. Required for entry to ANIM 321 Advanced Animation Research and Development.
- Teacher: Vanessa Schwartz