Animation Materials

Visual Comedy

(Hosted by Rowan Atkinson)

Academy Awards Animated Shortfilms

Tips on DemoReel submissions

(Carlos Baena)

Milt Kahl Resources

Walter Murch on Editing/Sound

Examples of Cinematic Storytelling

(Triggerstreet)

"Opposing Curves"

by Rebecca Kimmel (CGSociety)

Amazing FacialMuscle/Expressions website - Very Recommended

(ArtAnatomia.Net)

Posing, Design and Composition

(Great Blog with tutorials/notes by Matt Williames)

Notes from different animators

(Thanks to Shaun Freeman for putting these together)

Disney Original Cels

(Vegalleries)

Eric Goldberg Interview

(From AnimatedNews)

"Tales of Colossus"

(Great storyboarding/comic stuff by MarkAndrews)

"Eye Direction & Lying"

(from Blifaloo website)

"Pulling Faces"

(Article by Chloe Veltman on Disney's Acting)

2D WALK CYCLE

(Great Tutorial by Dermot O'Connor)

2D BOUNCING BALL

(Dermot O'Connor)

On HANDS (part 1)

Great notes by Angus McLane (SplineDoctors)

On HANDS (part 2)

Great notes by Angus McLane (SplineDoctors)

Overlap Tutorial

(Tyson Ibele)

Life After POSE to POSE

Polishing Animation (Keith Lango)

LIPSYNC Tutorial

(Great stuff - Keith Lango)

FAKE Smile Analisis

(BBC Science)

ANIMALReference

(JungleWalk)

"Hands Reference"

Photographs by Thomas F Abrahamsso

"Shoulder Motion"

by Christopher Hart (AWN Website)

"Acting and Dialogue"

by Christopher Hart (AWN website)

"Responsive Face" (facial studies)

by Ken Perlin NYU Media Research Lab

"Saccadic Eye Movements" (facial studies)

by Fabrizio Smeraldi, Ph.D.

"Sounding Out Words"

by Christopher Hart (AWN Website)

"THE NAKED FACE" (Facial psychology)

by Malcolm Gladwell)

"Animation Dialogue"

by Jean Ann Wright (AWN website)

"Animation of FORCES vs. Animation of FORMS"

by Don Graham

SOME USEFUL QUOTES

by different animators

"Rhythm and Timing"

(Unknown source)

Compilation notes on BLINKS

by different animators.

52 QUICK ACTING NOTES from ED HOOKS

Richard Williams Animation Notes

(3D Ark's Website)

"Twelve Rules of Expression"

by Ollie Johnston

Animation Notes from Ollie Johnston

by Glen Keane

"Tricks to Animating Characters with a Computer"

J. Lasseter - Siggraph 1994

"Sketching on Location"

by Glenn Vilppu (from Animation World Network)

"Pose to Pose: Organized Keyframing"

(from Keith Lango's Website)

"A simple method for creating walkcycles"

(from Mike Brown's website)

"Animation 101: Char. Animation Theories and Principles"

(from Mike Brown's Website)