Courses of Study: Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication

Arts, A/V Technology, and Communication, Grade 9 - 12, Animated Filmmaking, 2009

1.) Apply laboratory safety rules, regulations, and procedures in filmmaking.

2.) Describe the role of film, video, and electronic media in past and present cultures throughout the world.

3.) Compare characteristics of visual arts styles from various historical periods.

4.) Identify postsecondary education requirements for careers in animated filmmaking.

5.) Analyze character and layout designs for animated filmmaking.

•  Researching a variety of environments and styles for layout in animated film
•  Designing characters for various personality types in animated film
6.) Solve visual arts problems in filmmaking.

•  Interpreting designs through a diverse range of media, techniques, and processes
7.) Apply artistic processes and skills using a variety of media to communicate ideas, themes, emotions, and stories in filmmaking.

•  Using completed story panels to produce animation
8.) Analyzing physical, emotional, and social dimensions of animated characters.

•  Using necessary technical steps for animating a scene in animated filmmaking
•  Creating characters, environments, and actions that exhibit tension and surprise in animated film
•  Applying advanced animation kinetics and mechanics to produce believable movements in character animation
9.) Use technology to facilitate problem solving, critical thinking, and informed decision making in filmmaking.

10.) Apply technology in the production of films.

•  Editing animation for clarity and entertainment in animated film
•  Recording animation for visual review in animated film
•  Creating effects for final film in animated film