Introducing animation, motion graphics and visual effects in 45 practical projects

Author: Heather D. Freeman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474253008

Category: Computers

Page: 280

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If you need a fun, hands-on introduction to core animation techniques - then look no further! Heather Freeman guides you through a wide range of practical projects, helping you establish and build skills in narrative animation, motion graphics and visual effects. Each chapter begins by summarizing historical and theoretical concerns and connecting them with current practice and applications - all beautifully illustrated with stills from classic commercial and independent films, as well as contemporary examples from student work. Having established this context, the remainder of the chapter focuses on walking readers through their own creative projects. Topics covered include early animation technologies and techniques, scenes and staging, character animation, animated type, visual effects and motion graphics, pre- through post-production and experimental approaches to motion graphics. Dozens of sample files are available online, for experimentation and to get readers started on each exercise. The companion website also includes example animations as well as links to recommended software tutorials, recommended artist websites, blogs and animation channels.
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Second European Conference, ECDL'98, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, September 21-23, 1998, Proceedings

Author: Christos Nikolaou,Constantine Stephanidis

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 354049653X

Category: Computers

Page: 918

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Digital Libraries are complex and advanced forms of information systems which extend and augment their physical counterparts by amplifying existing resources and services and enabling development of new kinds of human problem solving and expression. Their complexity arises from the data-rich domain of discourse as well as from extended demands for multi-disciplinary input, involving distributed systems architectures, structured digital documents, collaboration support, human-computer interaction, information filtering, etc. In addition to the broad range of technical issues, ethics and intellectual property rights add to the complication that is normally associated with the development, maintenance, and use of Digital Libraries. The Second European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL’98) builds upon the success of the first of this series of European Conferences on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, held last year in Pisa, Italy, September 1-3, 1997. This series of conferences is partially funded by the TMR Programme of the European Commission and is actively supported and promoted by the European Research Consortium on Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM). The aim is to bring together the different communities involved in the development of Digital Libraries, to review progress and to discuss strategies, research and technological development (RTD) issues, as well as specific topics related to the European context. These communities include professionals from universities, research centres, industry, government agencies, public libraries, etc.
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Author: Martha Blassnigg

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9048519438

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 311

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Light Image Imagination is an anthology of text- and image-essays by international scholars and artists who lead critical discourses in audio-visual media history, practice and theory. The main focus of the contributions lies in discourses and topics around 19th and 20th century innovations in arts, media and technology, and their media-archaeological and philosophical foundations. It juxtaposes text and image-essays to stimulate dialogue and associative interconnections in order to discuss the creation, perception and projection of images (both mental and material) and their specific relationship with light and imagination. A key feature of both the individual contributions and the book as a whole is that disciplinary boundaries are challenged in order to amplify and enrich the thinking about mediated images. The anthology is accessible to a broad readership and will appeal especially to a constituency that views the boundaries between science, art and technology as a permeable and exciting territory to explore. The contributing authors and artists work at the interdisciplinary intersections of the Arts, Sciences and Humanities. Their expertise includes film and media theory, media archaeology, cinema history and theory, philosophy, history of science and technology, astronomy, computer music, literature studies, neuroscience, psychology, art history, art practice (painting, photography, film, video, digital arts; music composition).
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Trump im Weißen Haus

Author: Bob Woodward

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644002738

Category: Political Science

Page: 512

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Bob Woodward, die Ikone des investigativen Journalismus in den USA, hat alle amerikanischen Präsidenten aus nächster Nähe beobachtet. Nun nimmt er sich den derzeitigen Präsidenten vor und enthüllt den erschütternden Zustand des Weißen Hauses unter Donald Trump. Woodward beschreibt, wie dieser Präsident Entscheidungen trifft, er berichtet von eskalierenden Debatten im Oval Office und in der Air Force One, dem volatilen Charakter Trumps und dessen Obsessionen und Komplexen. Woodwards Buch ist ein Dokument der Zeitgeschichte: Hunderte Stunden von Interviews mit direkt Beteiligten, Gesprächsprotokolle, Tagebücher, Notizen – auch von Trump selbst – bieten einen dramatischen Einblick in die Machtzentrale der westlichen Welt, in der vor allem eines herrscht: Furcht. Woodward ist das Porträt eines amtierenden amerikanischen Präsidenten gelungen, das es in dieser Genauigkeit noch nicht gegeben hat.
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Women and the Moving Image in Australia

Author: Lisa French

Publisher: Damned Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 334

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Intellectually stimulating and a pleasure to read, these essays offer new insights and are essential reading for those who wish to understand fully our national cinema.
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Aus dem Leben der niedlichsten Katze der Welt

Author: Claire Belton

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641132932

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

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Dick? Höchstens ein bisschen. Faul? Sagen wir gemütlich. Flauschig? Und wie! Niedlich? Niedlicher geht nicht! Die derzeit beliebteste Katze der Welt hört auf den Namen Pusheen – sie kommt aber auch, wenn man »Kuchen« oder »Eiscreme« ruft –, und wer sie sieht, verfällt ihr und ihrem Witz sofort. Ob sie frisst, schläft, die Wohnung katzengemäß umdekoriert oder Karrieretipps für Katzen gibt, Pusheen ist einfach einzigartig. Wer Katzen mag, wird diese lieben!
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Author: Kevin Lynch

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 3035602166

Category: Architecture

Page: 215

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Wie orientieren wir uns in einer Stadt? Woher rühren unsere ganz fest umrissenen visuellen Vorstellungen? Um diese Fragen beantworten zu können, studierte Kevin Lynch die Erfahrungen von Menschen und zeigt damit, wie man das Bild der Stadt wieder lebendiger und einprägsamer machen könnte.
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New Approaches to Film and Place

Author: Julia Hallam,Les Roberts

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253011124

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 276

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Leading scholars in the interdisciplinary field of geo-spatial visual studies examine the social experience of cinema and the different ways in which film production developed as a commercial enterprise, as a leisure activity, and as modes of expression and communication. Their research charts new pathways in mapping the relationship between film production and local film practices, theatrical exhibition circuits and cinema going, creating new forms of spatial anthropology. Topics include cinematic practices in rural and urban communities, development of cinema by amateur filmmakers, and use of GIS in mapping the spatial development of film production and cinema going as social practices.
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Wie wir uns selbst besser verstehen und unsere Einstellung zu anderen verändern können - Eine Einführung in die Transaktionsanalyse

Author: Thomas A. Harris

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644012210

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

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Thomas A. Harris hat zusammen mit Eric Berne («Spiele der Erwachsenen») die Transaktionsanalyse wissenschaftlich begründet und praktisch erprobt. Das vorliegende Buch ist die Summe seiner zehnjährigen Arbeit mit Einzelnen und Gruppen. Harris erklärt an anschaulichen Beispielen aus dem Alltagsleben die vier Grundeinstellungen, die das Verhalten aller Menschen bestimmen. Er wendet sein System an auf Probleme in der Ehe und bei der Kindererziehung, auf psychische und geistige Störungen, auf Aggression und Gewalt, auf die Generationenkonflikte, auf Vorurteile gegenüber Minderheiten, auf Fragen der Kreativität, Schwierigkeiten in der Pubertätszeit, ethische und religiöse Überzeugungen und internationale Spannungen.
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Theorie und Praxis

Author: Jonathan Baldwin,Lucienne Roberts

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783830713296

Category:

Page: 191

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Das Buch schliesst die Lücke zwischen Design-Theorie und -Praxis und verbindet abstrakte Konzepte der visuellen Kommunikation mit der praktischen kommerziellen Kunst. Vorgestellt werden Arbeiten und Kommentare von Neville Brody, Michael Bierut, Joan Farrer, Shin Azumi, Tomoko Azumi, Erik Spiekermann und Emmi Salonen (Quelle: Verlagsinformation).
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Author: Linda Tadic

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 296002964X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 276

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The FIAF Moving Image Cataloguing Manual is the result of many years of labor and collaboration with numerous professionals in the moving image field. It addresses the changes in information technology that we’ve seen over the past two decades, and aligns with modern cataloguing and metadata standards and concepts such as FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records), EN 15907, and RDA (Resource Description and Access). The manual is designed to be compatible with a variety of data structures, and provides charts, decision trees, examples, and other tools to help experts and non-experts alike in performing real-world cataloguing of moving image collections.
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Understanding Urban Phenomena Through the Moving Image

Author: François Penz,Andong Lu

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 1841504289

Category: Art

Page: 324

View: 455

Urban Cinematics surveys the mechanisms by which cinema contributes to our understanding of cities to address two key issues: How do filmmakers make use of urban spaces, and how do urban spaces make use of cinema? Merging the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urban planning with film studies, this book explores the potential of cinema as a tool to investigate the communal narratives of cities. A series of dialogues with filmmakers rounds out this insightful and methodologically innovative volume.
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Programmes, Administration, Law

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Radio broadcasting

Page: N.A

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Author: John M Gottman

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843708223

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

View: 7501

'Kann man voraussagen, wie lange eine Partnerschaft hält? Ja, meint John M. Gottman, und tritt dafür sogar den wissenschaftlichen Beweis an. Mit Hilfe seines 'Ehelabors' erforscht er seit Jahrzehnten die Geheimnisse glücklicher Ehen. Er hat dabei sieben Prinzipien herausgearbeitet, die erfolgreiche Paare auf ihrem Weg zu einer harmonischen und langlebigen Beziehung anwenden. Mit vielen praktischen Ratschlägen und griffigen Fallbeispielen.'
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