Acting For Animators by Ed HooksActing For Animators by Ed Hooks

Acting For Animators

byEd HooksEditorEd Hooks

Paperback | September 19, 2011

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Ed Hooks' indispensable acting guidebook for animators has been fully updated and improved!

Hooks uses basic acting theory to explain everything from character movement and facial expressions to interaction and scene construction. Just as acting on film and on stage are very different disciplines, so is the use of acting theory in creating an animated character, scene or story.Acting for Animatorsis full of essential craft tips from an acting master.

New to this Routledge edition:

- scene-by-scene analyses of six films, includingUp,CoralineandKung Fu Panda

- an expanded chapter on video game animation

- all-new illustrations

- a 500 word history of acting

Ed Hooks is a professional actor, acting coach, and writer, whose past students include Heather Locklear and Teri Hatcher. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous commercials and television shows including Murder, She Wrote, Home Improvement, and Golden Girls. He has taught a class on acting for animators, including the animators for ...
Title:Acting For AnimatorsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.4 inPublished:September 19, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415580242

ISBN - 13:9780415580243

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Table of Contents

Introduction  A 500 Word History of Acting  Stage Actor vs. Animator - Viva Le Difference!  The Illusion of Life vs. "Moving Illustrations"  Essential Acting Principles  Insights, Perspectives and Suggestions  Film Analysis ¿ 5 Films  A Few Classroom Exercises