“Attitudes & Acting Beats” (pt. 1 of 3)
Attitudes & Acting Beats:
How to Plan For, Analyze and Interpret Video Reference.
In this 90-minute lecture/demo, follow feature film animator, Ken Fountain (Monsters Vs. Aliens, Megamind, Shrek Forever After, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss In Boots) as he focuses on the most important elements in his animation process: attitudes, beats, and textures. Ken let’s you deep inside his workflow and methodically walks you through the rigorous thought and detail that goes in to planning, analyzing and blocking a shot.Watch the Teaser Video!
Who are these tutorial videos for?
The “Attitudes & Acting Beats” series is for the student to professional animator, who is looking for new ways to enhance their animated acting performances, and for new approaches to their creative and technical workflow.
Parts 1 through 3 are a detailed walkthrough of the production of a single shot. While each video can be valuable as a stand-alone lesson, it is best to view them in sequence as a series.