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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Acting and Performance for Animation.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (420 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Animation Principles; Becoming an Animator; Becoming an Actor; Becoming a Storyteller; Becoming a Creative Practitioner; Chapter 1: Aspects of Acting for Animation; Creative Approaches to Animation; Simulation; Representation; Interpretation; Story, Story, Story; Working with an Existing Script; Writing Your Own Script; Cinematography and Editing; Mise-en-Scene; Montage; Environment and Screen Space; The Setting; Screen Format; Sound; Character; Summary; Chapter 2: Types of Performance; Stanislavski's System. StudyEmotional Memory; Analyzing the Script and the "Magic If"; Motivation; Objectives; Obstacles; Tools or Methods; Actions; Method Acting; Naturalism and Reality; Epic Theatre; Comedy; Summary; Chapter 3: Format, Genre, and Audience; Audiences; Know Your Audience; Target Your Audience; Genre; Comedy; Drama; Documentary; Format; Features; Short Form; Television; TV Series; Internet; Hand-Held Devices; Corporate Video; Games; Commercials; Summary; Chapter 4: Character and Personality; Character Development; Formats; Viewing Environment; Budget; Animator as Actor; Know Your Characters. Physicality of CharactersCharacter Design; The Animation Bible; Character Types; Character and Personality; Relationships; Dynamics of Character Interaction-Every Hero Needs a Villain; Summary; Chapter 5: Principles of Performance; Empathy and Engagement; Why Empathy is Important; Identification and Lack of Empathy; Engaging the Audience; Empathy for the Villain; Motivation; Wants and Needs; What Are You Trying to Say?; Props; Summary; Chapter 6: Making a Performance; Body Language; Character Interaction; Effort; Silence; Reflex and Other Physical Reactions; Comedy Performance; Summary. Chapter 7: Scene CompositionPlanning a Scene; Storyboards; Thumbnail or Rough Storyboards; Presentation Storyboards; Working Storyboards; The Animatic; Timing; Pacing; Phrasing; Animation Timing; Preparing the Shot-Layouts; Overlays; Underlays; Field Guides; Character Layouts; Bar Charts and Dope Sheets; Blocking Out Animation and Action; Scene Dynamics and Screen Space; Rehearsing Action for Performance; Summary; Chapter 8: Working with Actors; The Voices; Casting; Cartoony or Non-Cartoony Voices?; The Rehearsal; The Recording; Be Open to Change; How to Talk to Actors; Verbs; Line Readings. FeedbackA Few Extra Thoughts; Live Action and Animation; Motion Capture; Summary; Index.|