Animation Film Making Notes

Here is the collection of ‘Animation Film Making Notes’, Notes are collected from Wikipedia, Wikibooks & SIGGRAPH. I found it helpful so sharing it with you all…

SIGGRAPH Notes on Animation Film Making by John Lasseter & Ollie Johnston

Tricks to Animating Characters with a Computer
Reference: These notes come from Course 1 at SIGGRAPH 94, “Animation Tricks”.
This are the Notes by Disney & Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter, he is the first animator to work on 3D computer animation, “The Aventures of André and Wally B.,” He is Exucutive Producer & Director of Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Cars, and Cars 2.

Animation Notes from Ollie Johnston
Reference: These notes come from Course 1 at SIGGRAPH 94, “Animation Tricks”.
Ollie Johnston is Animator from Disney, He is one of famous Disney’s Nine Old Men. He Co-Authored with Frank Thomas the Book ‘Disney Animation –  Illusion of Life’. He has documented 12 principles of Animation in the same book.

Wikipedia Notes on Animation Film Making

Animation Techniques
This documents differant Animation Techniques under one page It has great documentation by WiKi

This contains great documentation of answer to the question, “What is Animation?”. It has great examples through Video & Animated GIF to teach briefly animation online.

12 Principles of Animation
It has documented 12 Basic Principles of Animation mention in Disney Book ‘Illusion of Life’. This Documentation by WiKi does contains animated examples to teach this principles to beginner in learning animation

This page for Filmmaking from WiKipedia does have good info on the same. It have good documentation of stages of filmmaking like pre-production, production, post-production etc.

Notes on Animation available on WiKiBooks

Movie Making Manual
This book from WiKIBooks does give good reference to beginner Film Maker as Movie Making Manual. It does helps Animator to start & stage the movie.

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Mandar Apte

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Mandar is a Mumbai-based multi-disciplinary designer with UX/UI, Logo, Symbol, and Brand Identity design expertise. He currently runs his Mudrkashar Linguistic Apple iPhone, iPad, and Mac app business in the heart of Mumbai city.

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