Computer Animation: A Whole New World: Groundbreaking Work From Today's Top Animation Studios
Computer Animation: A Whole New World: Groundbreaking Work from Today's Top Animation Studios
Welcome to the renaissance of animation. The box office success of Toy Story has inspired a whole new generation of boundary-breaking work. Featuring eleven of today's top studios and software development firms, Computer Animation: A Whole New World lets you witness the animation process firsthand. Animators discuss their creative process and techniques for bringing a project from the drawing board to the screen. The evolution of big screen projects and commercials, plus the cutting edge of research and development is shown through sketches, screen-shots, and selected key segments of animated effects. Tips and tricks of the trade relating to tools, color, sound, and more are featured, as well as galleries of new work.
--A brief history of the industry
--Step-by-step breakdowns of animation projects-from concept to completion
--An inside look at eleven top animation studios and software developers, including Pixar, Microsoft Softimage, Industrial Light & Magic, Mainframe, Medialab, Pacific Data Images, Alias/Wavefront, and many more.
About the Author
Rita Street began her career in animation with a sales position at Expanded Entertainment, the film distribution company for independent animated shorts. Since then...