Design Animation Lecture 1 Essay

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Week 1
DESIGN
ANIMATION

CUFANM503A DESIGN ANIMATION AND DIGITAL
VISUAL EFFECTS

Cambridge International College
Design Animation - Term 1 2011

Gareth Jay
Bachelor of Science (Multimedia Information Systems)
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

garethjay@iinet.net.au
Feel free to bombard me with emails all week long!!

Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

First some ground rules
ATTENDANCE:
I expect students to turn

up on time

I expect students to stay till the end
You will receive a 0, 0L, 0LE or XE for attendance if you do not
Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

First some ground rules
CLASS TIME:
Class starts at 8.30am
Lunch starts at 12.30pm
Afternoon class starts at 1.00pm
Afternoon class ends at 5.00pm
Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

First some ground rules
PLAGIARISM:
Believe me I know when you have plagiarized.
It will mean instant NYC – no questions asked Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

First some ground rules
DUE DATES:
Due dates are there for a reason
This is to test your ability to meet deadlines – an important workplace skill
If you do not hand your assignments in by the due date, they will receive a NYC
Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

First some ground rules
MOBILE PHONES:
Mobile phones will be switched off when you walk into the classroom
Any mobile phone found in use will be confiscated till the end of class
Repeat offenders will be asked to leave the class Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

First some ground rules
FOOD & DRINK:
Unfortunately food and drink doesn’t mix well with computers For this reason, IT have banned computer labs.

any food or drink in the

If food or drink is found, it will be thrown out…
Alternatively, it will be confiscated and eaten by me if I like the look of it…
Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

Overview of the unit
CUFANM503A:
Design Animation and Digital Visual Effects

Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

Grab your
Assessment Guide

This is where you can read up on all the performance criteria you need to be competent in to pass this unit
It also has all the assessment tasks and their due dates contained. Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

Design Animation and Digital Visual
Effects






Clarify design requirements
Generate and assess ideas
Conduct research and experimentation
Produce draft design specifications
Finalise design specifications

Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

Assessments
ASSESSMENT 1:

ASSESSMENT 2:

Developmental Exercises

Design an animated Web Site

2 exercises designed to increase your knowledge of the use of Adobe Flash for animation One exercise is an intro to
Flash, the other to Masking

This involves going through the design process
(thumbnails and storyboards etc.) and then producing a timeline animation based web page. DUE WEEK 3

DUE WEEK 8
Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

Assessments
KNOWLEDGE TEST:
WEEK 8
Written test containing 20 questions
CO is 80% the first attempt
Failing that, the second attempt will be verbally and the required mark will be 100%
Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

Turn to the
Assessment
Agreement

Fill this page out and hand in to the front please

Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

The Role of the Designer

Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

The Role of the Designer

Cambridge International College Design Animation
- Term 1 2011

Design Principles


12 Basic Principles
Squash and Stretch
Anticipation
Staging
Straight ahead action and pose to pose
Follow through and overlapping action
Slow in and slow out
Arcs
Secondary action
Timing
Exaggeration
Solid drawing
Appeal…