Writing in Animation
Savannah, Georgia: Savannah College of Art and Design
Thesis (M.F.A.) -- Animation
Savannah College of Art and Design -- Department of Animation
Includes bibliographical references (pages 45-47).
Includes author's short animated film "The Unlucky Seven or What a Lucky Day for an Outing."
"Animation is a visual medium. However, it is a form of visual storytelling, and writing is often overlooked in the process of creating animated films. A good story is the foundation of a great animated film, and the basis of great storytelling is writing in its many forms (note taking, screenwriting, dialogue, and other forms such as adaption of various written texts). Using the case study of adaptions in short animated film, I intend to demonstrate why and how adaptations of written works are made, why and how they are effective, how the written story enhances the animation, and how the animation enhances the written story."
Keywords: writing, text, adaptation, script, screenwriting, storytelling, dialogue, screenplay
CHAIR: Moorshead, Debra
PDF (47 pages): illustrations (chiefly color); FLV