Assignment Title: Assignment 1: Animation Basics
23 Mar 2015
Final hand in date
24 Apr 2015
15 May 2015
Internal Verifier name
Course and level
BTEC Level 3 - 90 Credit ext. diploma in IT
Unit number & title
Unit 31 – Computer Animation
Learning aims / outcomes /criteria
LO1 – Understand he types and uses of animation
You are a student on work experience in a multimedia firm and your line manager has asked you to create a report in which you should explain types and uses of animation as well as the software available to create various animations.
What will I do?
Explain the different types of animation:
Please take a screen print of a sample animation for each type from within Flash to aid your understanding.
Explain in detail what persistence of vision is.
Give some examples you know including screen prints to help explain this.
Explain the different uses of animation describing with examples (you can provide links to websites):
a) Discuss advantages and limitations of animated gifs. You could create a table for this task.(P3)
b) Compare the different animation formats: dynamic html, flash, quicktime, realplayer
Describe 6 of the following software tools available for animation: frames layers controls tweening buttons libraries symbols integrating other media preloaders scripts
Purpose of this assignment:
What will I learn?
The purpose of this assignment is to: demonstrate an understanding of the types and uses of animation and software available to create them.
How will I manage my assignment?
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