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    Ellen Besen, Bryce Hallett,

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

by: Ellen Besen, Bryce Hallett,

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.

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Meet the Author
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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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Bryce Hallett has been an independent animator since 1999. He is a graduate of the Graphic Communications Progam at Canadore College in North Bay, Ontario and the Classical Animation Program at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. He has studied film and television production at Humber College, and acting, writing, and improv at various institutions such as the Second City Toronto, Theatresports Toronto, The Gateway Theatre Guild North Bay, the University of Toronto and the Poor Alex Theatre. He has won an Empixx award, two Pixie awards and an award from the Savannah International Animation Festival for his animations in various commercials and PSA's. He is also the illustrator of Ellen Besen's "Animation Unleashed:100 Principles Every Animator, Comic Book Writer, Filmmaker, Video Artist, and Game Developer Should Know ". An excellent book on animation and visual storytelling available in fine bookshops everywhere.
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About This Book
Overview

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.

Details

ISBN: 9781932907490
SKU: 3034172/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: 1 October 2008
Page Count: 280

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    Ellen has managed to distill conceptual principles that, once integrated, can build and enhance the tool kit a filmmaker uses to analyze and solve conceptual problems. Used properly, these thinking tools can lead the filmmaker to fresh and creative solutions to the challenges of communicating and entertaining with animation. Ellen’s book is a concise window into her lifetime of experience and passion for the animation medium.

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    Animation Unleashed does a beautiful job tying in so many aspects of animation that often get forgotten, yet are so important to understanding the whole process. This book is a great find for anyone trying to understand the big picture of how animation comes together.

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    A fascinating and intelligent approach to a fun and boundless art form.