Cracking Animation

Cracking Animation

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From the creators of the wildly successful Wallace and Gromit films and Chicken Run , here is a practical guide to making your own 3-D (or stop-action) animation, a practice whose robust presence in contemporary filmmaking continues strong. At the heart of the book is a guide to the process of 3-D animation today: a practical, fully illustrated, step-by-step description of how to create effective characters, a storyboard and sets, and then an entire film.

This new edition includes a brand new chapter offering exclusive interviews with the producer and director of Aardman’s latest blockbuster, Shaun the Sheep Movie , a special segment giving you unprecedented behind-the-scenes insight into the making of The Pirates! Band of Misfits , and a revised chapter on CGI technology that explores and celebrates the very latest, up-to-the-minute developments in the field.