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Professional Short Films with Autodesk 3ds Max with CDROM (Charles River Media Graphics)

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Animated short films are a unique form of storytelling that allows you to bring your characters and ideas to life. If you've ever considered telling your own visual story but haven't been sure of how to get started, you've come to the right place. Written by experienced animators and producers, this book provides practical and insightful ideas into how to use Autodesk® 3ds Max® for your own short film productions. It is about using the tools in 3ds Max to create short films that are on par with feature films. It teaches 3ds Max users everything about animated fi lm creation from coming up with a story, storyboards, character rigging, and animation to lighting, lip syncing, facial animation, and editing. The book provides a unique look at film production through the use of an actual film, Vacant Planet: A Curious Bit of Scrap as a case study. This case study is evaluated through a series of tutorials in you will create using methods similar scenes to those found in Vacant Planet. Using the insights and techniques highlighted in the case study, along with the files on the companion DVD-ROM, you will work through the entire process and be ready to turn your own stories into animated tales. The book does assume prior 3ds Max knowledge and is written for users who want to turn their skills toward creating short films. This is a must-have book for 3ds max users, film artists, and character animators who want to use Max's animation power to the fullest!

Book News Annotation:

Aimed at intermediate to advanced users of Autodesk 3ds Max, this text explains how to use its tools to create professional-quality animated short films. Experienced animators and producers Neuhan and Book guide readers through a tutorial covering each stage of the process, from making the first storyboards through character rigging, animation, lighting, lip-synching, and editing. Contained on the Windows DVD-ROM are color versions of all the figures from each chapter as well as the short films discussed in the book.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Aimed at intermediate to advanced users of Autodesk 3ds Max, this text explains how to use its tools to create professional-quality animated short films. Experienced animators and producers Neuhan and Book guide readers through a tutorial covering each stage of the process, from making the first storyboards through character rigging, animation, lighting, lip-synching, and editing. Contained on the Windows DVD-ROM are color versions of all the figures from each chapter as well as the short films discussed in the book. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

An essential resource, this book uses hands-on tutorials to teach filmmakers and animators how to create short films using 3ds max. It details the entire process of creating a short film using a real film series. The companion DVD-ROM offers sample animation from the books, tutorial files, and clips of original dialog.

About the Author

into TD work he is primarily a character animator. Over the years he has worked on television shows and cinematics for popular games. In the past three years his expertise in 3ds Max has been crucial to the completion of every project he¿s been on. He is currently trying to bring Vacant Planet to your living room.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS BIOS INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 STORY AND STORYBOARDS CHAPTER 2 CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT AND MODELING (DESIGNING) FOR ANIMATION CHAPTER 3 CHARACTER RIGGING CHAPTER 4 MORE RIGGING AND SKINNING CHAPTER 5 CHARACTER ANIMATION I CHAPTER 6 CHARACTER ANIMATION II CHAPTER 7 CHARACTER ANIMATION III CHAPTER 8 LIP SYNC AND FACIAL ANIMATION CHAPTER 9 A CURIOUS BIT OF SCRAP CASE STUDY: TAKING A SHOT FROM BEGINNING TO END About the DVD-ROM INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9781584504153
Author:
Neuhahn, Chris
Publisher:
Charles River Media
Author:
Book, Josh
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Computer animation
Subject:
Computer graphics -- Design.
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Digital Media - Video & Animation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Charles River Media Graphics
Publication Date:
October 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
372
Dimensions:
9.26x7.34x.91 in. 2.05 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An essential resource, this book uses hands-on tutorials to teach filmmakers and animators how to create short films using 3ds max. It details the entire process of creating a short film using a real film series. The companion DVD-ROM offers sample animation from the books, tutorial files, and clips of original dialog.
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