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Course Technology PTR Releases Flash Animation Book

Hollywood 2D Digital Animation: the new Flash production revolution. (June 07, 2004)

Course Technology PTR has just released a new Flash animation book, ?Hollywood 2D Digital Animation: the new Flash production revolution by Sandro Corsaro and Clifford J. Parrott. Animation as you know it is about to change. No longer satisfied to reign as the standard in animation for the Web, Macromedia Flash is powering its way into television and feature films. Flash represents the future, offering an efficient way to create amazing broadcast animation. Throw in its ability to drive down the costs of production to a mere fraction of the cost for traditional methods and you've got a winning combination.

Hollywood 2D Digital Animation introduces you to the world of Flash animation, taking you through dozens of examples and production techniques to explain how you can effectively utilize Flash for your broadcast needs. It echoes with the voice and experience of professionals in the animation industry?from feature-film directors to Web pioneers. Get ready to examine the new world of animation!

* Includes rare insight of Flash production models from major studio networks such as Disney, Warner Bros, and Nickelodeon
* Author is currently working on a feature film for Sony Pictures, "Lil Pimp", done 100% in Flash
* Educates animators with innovative step-by-step digital animation techniques
* Filled with interviews from veteran studio animators
* Full-color book loaded with incredible, original animation and artwork

ISBN: 1-59200-170-X
256 pages

About the authors
Sandro Corsaro has worked as an animator in creative development for Warner Bros. Animation, MTV Networks, and Revolution Studios. He has lectured at conventions for SIGGRAPH, Flash Kit, and the Atlantic Film Festival, and is the author of The Flash Animator . He is an Art Director at Crest National, a worldwide leader in optical media manufacturing and he is co- founder of Teachtoons. com, an interactive educational site.

Clifford J. Parrott is the creator of the multi-award-winning animated short, The Inbetweener, nominated for a Leo Award in 2000. He has worked on a Flash- animated feature film for Revolution Studios, episodic TV animation for Comedy Central, and broadcast commercials. He is the founder of Banga U. E. Animation Studio, which has produced animation for Adam Sandler and has created the series Surfy s Law and Lumpies.

About Course PTR
Course PTR creates books focused on cutting-edge topics such as music technology, game development, animation, graphic design, and digital video. We work very closely with technology companies to ensure that all of our books have the highest level of technical accuracy. As technology continues to evolve, Course PTR is dedicated to producing high-quality books that provide our customers with the solutions they need.

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