Stop Motion Handbook
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 192 pages, 1 Edition|
|Published In: ||NZ, 01 July 2011|
Fast track the learning curve to making your own stop motion movies. It's fun, it's crazy, it's addictive. The Stop Motion Handbook leads you through simple and robust processes helping both beginner and amateur animators make good decisions when creating stop motion movies. As you learn how to avoid numerous common mistakes your first movies will have the quality of a more seasoned movie maker. It's a great guide for teachers, parents or children who want to produce their own stop motion movies from scratch. Learn all these core skills to make stop motion movies:
Developing a story and writing it into a SCRIPT
Recording the AUDIO of the script (dialogue, sound effects, and music) in GarageBand, and saving it as a soundtrack
Making PROPS and BACKGROUNDS and creating the CHARACTERS to bring your story to life
Recording the stop motion PICTURES in iStopMotion
EDITING the stop motion movie, if required. Adding a title and credits in iMovie.
This book is an accessible reference resource; read it cover to cover, or dive in to a specific topic and work through the step by step guidelines. While the book covers many universal principles of making stop motion movies the step by step examples refer to iStopMotion www.boinx.com and GarageBand and iMovie www.apple.com - all Mac software.
Many of the examples have been produced by children so are easily accessible and affordable.
The Newtown Movie School provides fully interactive stop motion movie making workshops for children. This book is their reference guide which is now published to assist young animators and teachers worldwide.
Table of Contents
What is stop motion? -- Recording the audio first -- Recording the pictures first -- Power tips for making better stop motion movies - Overview -- Methods of stop motion - Script -- What makes a great movie? -- Writing a script -- Tips to develop a story -- Writing a TV advertisement - Audio - Microphones -- Equipment to record sound - GarageBand -- Creating a soundtrack -- Recording with a microphone -- Software instruments -- Adding loops -- Adding other media -- Editing the soundtrack -- Sound versus noise -- Tips for great sound.
|Dimensions: ||18 x 14 x 1 centimeters|