Which comes first?

- Story or the Character? Well, Story and Character strengthen and support each other and are created in parallel during the concept development stage. A good character can be developed from a story. A good character can in turn inspire a story. While Story is the important element in animation films (or live-action for that
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Storyboards Differences (between live-action and animation)

There are a number of differences in storyboarding a live action and animated productions. Most storyboarder specialize in one or the other, as their personal drawing style may not work for all types of productions. For instance, live action directors don’t want to see cartoony looking storyboards or live action story artist may not able
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What exactly is a Story?

As human beings, we live in a story all of the time. Story is as natural and essential to us as breathing. We all have stories to tell, but telling our personal stories on a daily basis and constructing a story from scratch are two very different things. Usually when we tell stories on a
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Where Do Scripts Come From?

Scripts are developed from whatever might inspire you to express and communicate something in visual and dramatic terms. All the following sources can serve as the basis for a dramatic or documentary project: Ideas Dreams Images Real events Characters Fantasies Concepts Memories Historical events Real-life experiences Places Social issues Adaptations from short stories News stories
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Visual Effects and Special Effects ? What’s the difference ???

Although we use almost every time the term “Visual effects”, it’s been into our vocabulary since “Special effects” phased out. This is in view that you will understand that creating effects for moving images requires the skills of both visual effects artists and special effects artists. We people very often confuse which techniques relate to
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