Interactive Comic Prototype_ Evaluation

Below is the completed product for unit 65: web animation, my prototype for my interactive comic. For this unit it was expected of us to make our graphic narrative from unit 55 interactive or make an example of what it would look like. I chose the latter as for the last few months I haven’t…

Web Comic: The Process

Below is the creative process of my prototype for my web interactive comic. Vector images Editing Graphic Narrative Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7  

Zone-0 Cutscene; Evaluation

For unit 66 and 67, I created a cutscene  with 3D models and animation (seen above) for the purposed of the brief given by Zenna Games based around my graphic narrative: HAVEN for Tall Story Studios. Production Process To begin this project I started preproduction with the narrative, characters and world I had created for…

The Process: 3D Modelling And Animation

Below is the process of my 3D modelling and animation for unit 66 and unit 67. Environments My environment is set in my fictional city, Haven from my graphic narrative. It is set in Zone-0; the slums. I keep in mind what this will mean while creating this model. Environment Modelling I began creating my…

Plan a Web Animation Sequence

Tall Story Studios ran a competitive brief to create a graphic-narrative series whose finalists would move on to the next stage of the competition, which will leads onto animating the graphic-narrative for internet interaction. market research Ideas Brainstorm Moodboard Sketches Above are early developmental sketches that I started at the beginning to try and map out…

Understand Uses and Principles of Web Animation

For the first task of this unit I was asked to prepare a presentation of animation on the web. Below are my presenter notes. References: front page image flip books flip books image zoetrope image gertie the dinosaur image cel animation image cel animation development image 3d model image 3d animation process image web animation…

Seeking and Obtaining Work

Through this task I will find a job for my specialism – animation – online as a Junior Animator for a marketing agency for a salary of £18000 to £25000 per annum. Requirements for this job involved: being a “graduate with a degree in motion graphics or animation”/ “have experience in After Effects, Premier Pro, Adobe…

Professional Development And Skills Maintenance

For this task I will be looking at where I currently am, my skill sets and how this will aid me in being a freelance animator. My current skills in what I need to be an animator: My map of my intended career path: My capabilities for animation needs to widen and progress to get to…

Working as a Freelancer

To animate means “to bring to life” and is what I would like to specialise in once I have finished my education. For this unit, I will be looking into working as a freelance animator. In the industry, animators at work will often be managed by a director or key animator and supervised by animation…

(B) Audience Theory

Audience theory typically looks into how audiences’ consume media and how much of an influence the media has, with things like changing an audiences’ perception or behaviour. The Hypodermic Needle theory was developed in the 1920s-1930s while seeing the effects of war propaganda and postulates that media messages are ‘injected’ directly into the brains of…

(A) Case Study

Nintendo’s 2015 hit Fates – or If, in Japan – was one of the latest titles to the historic Fire Emblem saga, that has been described as a “darling of the hardcore strategy RPG crowd – and one of the shining gems of the genre” (IGN, 2013). It is created by Intelligent Systems, a subsidiary…