Producing Animation

Producing Animation

by Catherine Winder, Zahra Dowlatabadi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0240804120

ISBN-13: 9780240804125

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Drawing heavily from the authors' twenty years of combined experience, Producing Animation offers a clear overview of this exciting industry and a comprehensive guide to the process of developing a project from conception to final delivery. Written from the perspective of a producer, this book offers the foundation of how a project is created in addition to

Overview

Drawing heavily from the authors' twenty years of combined experience, Producing Animation offers a clear overview of this exciting industry and a comprehensive guide to the process of developing a project from conception to final delivery. Written from the perspective of a producer, this book offers the foundation of how a project is created in addition to describing the role of the producer at each phase. Answers are provided to many of the most commonly asked questions about animation ranging from how to enter the business to the average cost and schedule for a prime-time animated series.



Producing Animation has the first-of-its-kind comprehensive chart of accounts for animation, named the Animation Budget Builder, which can be individually tailored for each project. Visit www.MovieMagicProducer.com for more details. Students, aspiring producers, investors, television and
studio executives, artists, film line producers wishing to branch into animation, and legal advisors will find this an invaluable tool. The chapters specifically geared to the pre-production, production and postproduction processes offer animation producers a wealth of practical advice. Numerous illustrations outline the different steps of production. Forms the authors have devised to help streamline the process are also included.

Observations from a wide range of industry professionals such as; studio heads, creators, directors, producers, writers and members of the production crew, give the reader insight into what it takes to be successful in this business. The authors' personal anecdotes at key process checkpoints relay firsthand experience, illustrating some of the pitfalls a producer must learn to circumvent. Detailed information on preparing a thorough production plan including the budget, schedule, and crew plan can also be found in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240804125
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Series:
Focal Press Visual Effects and Animation Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Animation Producer
Buying and Selling Projects
The Core Team
The Development Process
The Production Plan
The Production
Team
Pre-Production
Production
Post Production
Tracking Production
Appendix: Animation Resources

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