Independent Animation: Developing, Producing and Distributing Your Animated Films

Independent Animation: Developing, Producing and Distributing Your Animated Films

by Ben Mitchell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138855724
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/08/2016
Pages: 454
Sales rank: 894,384
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Since finishing his MA in 2008, Ben Mitchell has worked as an animation freelancer with Channel 4, BBC, A Productions, Plymptoons, Rumpus Animation, Slurpy Studios, Happy Hour Productions, Somethin' Else, Jelly Penguin, Channel Flip, and others. As an independent filmmaker he has directed several shorts that have been officially selected for over 100 major film and animation festivals between them and been broadcast internationally. He is also a writer, researcher, and Managing Director of Skwigly Online Animation Magazine, where he has conducted interviews with some of the animation industry's leading practitioners and produced editorial features, events coverage, film/product reviews, project management, video content and the Skwigly Animation Podcast.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Story Development

3. The Visual Storyteller

4. Consider the Source

5. The Beat of a Different Drum

6. Going Webisodic

7. The Animated Documentarian

8. Going Long

9. Funding

10. Keeping It Real

11. Getting Comfortable

12. Casting and Performance

13. Thinking Outside the Light Box

14. Keeping Up

15. Combining Your Efforts

16. Your Film in Depth: Considering Stereoscopy

17. Audience Interaction

18. Reinventing the Wheel

19. Perseverance

20. Your Two Most Important Characters

21. Putting Yourself Out There

22. Distribution: A Brave New World

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