Film School:Digital Puppets:Character Animation

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Beginning 2008
This school is:
Wikiversity Film School - Narrative film production
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This course is:
The basics of narrtive film animation with digital puppets
Lessons in Digital Puppet Animation Course
Introduction: Introduction to digital puppets Crystal Clear app clock.svg
Lesson: Character animation with digital puppets Crystal Clear app clock.svg
Lesson: Scenery Generation Oxygen480-categories-applications-office.svg
Lesson: Compositing characters & scenery Oxygen480-categories-applications-office.svg
Lesson: Dialog recording Oxygen480-categories-applications-office.svg
Lesson: Film scoring Oxygen480-categories-applications-office.svg
Lesson: Film editing Oxygen480-categories-applications-office.svg

Step #1
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Making a movie with Digital Puppets

Once you finish the basic introduction to filmmaking course, then you can start to make an animated version of the short motion picture "Seduced by the Dark Side".
I will help you with each step. To make this easier for me, we will all work with the same materials.

Papa Bear.png Baby Bear.png Select from the following Digital Puppets

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Percy and Son

Here is a single figure from 3D Universe which is ideal for this story.

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Big Croc and Little Croc

Here is a single figure from 3D Universe which is ideal for this story.

Crystal Clear app kfm home.png Select from the following digital puppet animation programs

DAZ Studio is Free

DAZ Studio is free so that makes it the official program for this project


Poser is not free but it is a better animation program than DAZ Studio. But free is free so we will use DAZ Studio.

Next build a movie set
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The next page

Next we look at the program for creating the movie sets Next Lesson Description

Contact your instructor

Your instructor for this filmmaking class is Robert Elliott. You can email me by clicking here. Crystal Clear app xfmail.png