RMIT AIM – Day 6

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Tuesday’s are storytelling days and today we were discussing the integral part that sound plays in any production. We looked at the interactive quiz game “You know Jack” with 2 students volunteers going up against each other in this fast paced, amusing game. With very limited animation the piece relies heavily on audio to succeed…. Read more »

RMIT AIM – Day 5

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We spent part of the day today reviewing the animations that we had been working on for the last week. It was great to see other people’s work and to analyse what went right and what went wrong. Here are some tips from David in regards to their cutout animations and morph exercise: Introduce the… Read more »

RMIT AIM – Day 4

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Mainly working on our assignments with a class on animation tips from David. Here are some of the points covered: Use thumbnail sketches to explore the possibilities of the design 3D animation quickly goes stray when you try to animate stright ahead Staging the action. Layouts are the scenic space where the action will occur…. Read more »

RMIT AIM – Day 3

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Today was mainly a workshop day working on our Morph project and shooting the group cutout project. Was introduced to the ever handy VideoRT line-test program running on an Amiga 2000! Would you believe it after all these years. The lecture was about pose to pose animation with the following course notes: http://www.rmit.edu.au/aim/a_notes/anim_pose.html

RMIT AIM – Day 2

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First day of the Story Telling classes with Robin Blake. The Story is probably the most important thing in any production because no matter how much is spent on the special effects and the look of the film if the story is not right then it will not be a memorable experience for the audience… Read more »

RMIT AIM – Master of Creative Media

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Today was the first day of my course and what a whirlwind of a day it was too. After doing the sitting around the circle and introduce yourself sort of thing and getting introduced to more lectures we got some advice about how important it was to learn by doing and using the group as… Read more »