Time to create that great animation! This week's specials focus on the creation process.
- Start out with Steven Katz's international best seller "Film Directing: Shot by Shot." Used by the top animation schools, this visual feast will become your favorite reference tool.
- Check out another popular book by Steven Katz, "Film Directing: Cinematic Motion." This is a practical guide to common production problems encountered when staging and blocking film scenes. A great companion piece to "Shot by Shot."
- Learn from the Masters! Get "Masters of Animation Vol.4: Japan & Computer Animation." Packed with informative interviews and great techniques, you'll get the inside scoop on making your own masterpieces.
- If you're serious about animation, keep this book within arms reach! Giannalberto Bendazzi's "Cartoons: One Hundred Years of Cinema Animation." Bendazzi is one of our leading animation historians and "Cartoons" is The standard text on animation history and an excellent, comprehensive reference work as well. This book has already been acclaimed as a classic work of scholarship and is an indispensable addition to any animation library.