Acting for Animators: A Complete Guide to Performance Animation with CDROM Paperback – Oct 2000
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Hooks has made a valuable contribution toward deepening our understanding of [animation]. -- Brad Bird
Top Customer Reviews
Not everyone may appreciate the style of presentation but the information is some very good material for aspiring or established animators looking into character animation. It is mostly a study of motivation. I must add that the cd that came with this book is on crack. Actually I thourouly enjoyed it. If you ever tire of the book just pop the cd into your computer while you have some friends over. The aghast look on thier faces, as they watch these actors be attacked by unseen forces, is aboslutely priceless and well worth the cost of the cd.
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While targeted towards animators, non-animator actors will find this book useful. I am studying acting myself, as well as traditional hand-drawn animation, and read this book in... Read morePublished on Oct. 17 2003 by Brett McCoy
Ed Hooks delivers a consise and insightful look at the background and fundamentals of acting for animators.Published on Sept. 28 2003 by J. Schuh
Of all the books about animation I found this to be the least useful. The important stuff is so diluted that the reader has to go through several pages before finding something... Read morePublished on Sept. 25 2003
I've been working in animation for 7 years professionally and bought this book with some hesitation, based on the negative reviews here. As it turns out, I LOVE THIS BOOK! Read morePublished on April 18 2003
Acting for Animators covers a lot of ground that doesn't get addressed much in animation school. Sure, we're all told to make the character "live and breathe", but most... Read morePublished on June 6 2002
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