Summary and Info
"One person, two computers, six months … twenty-two minutes" Part "art-of," part "how-to," CGI Filmmaking: The Creation of Ghost Warrior explores how one artist created a feature-quality, 22-minute animated film in six months of production. The recent advancements in powerful, yet reasonably priced programs for 3D animation and compositing make such an undertaking possible. This book blazes a trail for others to follow in crafting a complete animated film. From concept, design, scripting, and storyboarding to modeling, lighting, animating, editing, and distribution, every step is outlined, every solution is documented. Pre-visualization, voice casting and recording, music composition and performance, and post-processing are discussed as well, enabling even a lone filmmaker to bring his or her dream to life. This book: * Includes the complete script and final shot list for Kaze, Ghost Warrior, along with production and location stills * Offers detailed discussion of the entire process of creating an animated film, from creating the concept to presenting the finished film to an audience * Explores the latest technology for modeling, animating, compositing, editing, and sound design * Provides a complete map for crafting an animated film
More About the Author
Amadhia Albee (previously under the stage-/pen-names, Timothy Albee and then Amadhi Albee) is the creator of Kaze, Ghost Warrior, which she made when she was credited as Timothy Albee.