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Animating Action: Performance Animation in 2D

A 4-week workshop focused on creating compelling performances in 2D animation in Toon Boom Harmony

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Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
4 weeks
Materials:
toon boom harmony
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
once a week
Skills Level:
intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
live
Prerequisites:
knowledge of the animation principles and drawing skills
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
4 weeks
Materials:
toon boom harmony
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
once a week
Skills Level:
intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
live
Prerequisites:
knowledge of the animation principles and drawing skills
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
4 weeks
Materials:
toon boom harmony
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
once a week
Skills Level:
intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
live
Prerequisites:
knowledge of the animation principles and drawing skills
COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
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The more you know, the better.

Week 1 | Preparation and Intentions

Introduction | How to approach an acting shot / preliminary thoughts | Audio analysis | Getting the right idea for the performance | Thumbnailing, acting it out, recording video | Very rough intention pass

Week 2 | Rough

Handling a character with a style different than your | Working on the main volumes’ movement | Where to put your attention, how detailed your drawings should be | Keys, breakdowns, inbetweens, how far you should push it

Week 3 | Tie down

How to keep your drawings consistent and appealing | Find the most important drawing of your shot and make it perfect | Tie down your keys and breakdowns | Inbetweens, charts and partials: communication with the cleanup dept. | Shift and trace, inbetweening your peg holes | How to keep your volume consistent

Week 4 | Lipsynch and Polish

Lipsynch | Follow through | Spice it up with details | Final checks

Animating Action: Performance Animation in 2D
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor

Bringing out the best in talent

Born in Reggio Calabria in 1983, 2D and 3D animator, he worked for several international studios such as Sergio Pablos Animation, Cartoon Network, The Line, Passion Pictures, Red Knuckles and Nørlum in the field both of cinema (Klaus, Tout en Haut du Monde, Giallo a Milano) and television (The Amazing World of Gumball). Together with these big projects he also freelanced many years for short movies and commercials and developed a few personal works (Animation tutorial part.1 AKA the secret of animation, Cthupid)

He has a degree in Graphics and Multimedia with specialization in 2D animation, 3D animation and comic books.

During his whole career he lived in UK, Denmark, Portugal and Spain, at the moment he lives in Rome where he keeps working as a freelancer.

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