Animation Essay

2280 Words10 Pages
Animation      My personal enjoyment with animation has inspired me to write this essay, pertaining to animation. Since I was a child I have been fascinated with cartoons; from when they started out to be black and white, and until now with full colour and computer effects. To better perceive what my personal feelings about animation are, I must first discuss in full detail, a general overview of how animators bring traditional animation alive with motion.      Animation seems like a smooth movement of drawn sequences of artwork, pasted together to form a single sequence of animation. This is the basis of animation, but animation is far simpler than it may seem. "The true meaning…show more content…
Because so many personnel are involved in producing a single piece of animated film, creation of this is very costly. Companies must create a team of animators that are willing to work together to get the finished product perfect the first time around. No matter how modest or ambitious the project, the team of animators follow a strict number of structured procedures, and must possess the understanding of the concepts and terminology in traditional animation.      When the team has been assembled. The team begins a long process of set procedures, which all animators worldwide use. Below the many set procedures are described in full detail. 1.Script      The script is the first stage in all film production. In an animation script, the visual action in the plot and performance is far more important than the dialogue. 2.Storyboard      The storyboard is a series of roughly drawn images that convey the action described in the script. This scene-by-scene portrayal helps the writer, director and animation team to access the content of the project and to correct any deficiencies in the scripted story. 3.Soundtrack      After the script and storyboard are completed, the recording of any dialogue or key music is undertaken. Since traditional animation relies on perfect synchronization of the

More about Animation Essay

Open Document