Week Five!

Working with Wire Deformers

A nice way to add a little bit of control over the rigs mesh to do things in shots it may otherwise not be able to do.

Top Ten websites for free audio clips

As music download services, like iTunes and Rhapsody, have become popular on the Internet, finding the right song has become a lot easier. But it’s still difficult to find good clips, quotes and sound effects from your favorite movies and TV shows. So we’ve compiled a list of the best websites for finding free sound effects, free movie and TV quotes and free theme songs for all your multimedia needs. Whether you are creating a PowerPoint presentation, creating a photo slideshow or making a home movie, our list of websites will help you find the right clip.

A nice compilation of sites to aid in finding a shot for your animation!

Joblo’s movie soundbites

A nice list of movie quotes. Download an use em for your shots!

What is a Beat?

This is actually a point of confusion for many people, and I recall it was very confusing to me when I started at film school because there are actually three kinds of beats, but people just use the word, “beat.” You are supposed to know which kind of beat they’re referring to from the context.

A nice explanation of “Beats.” If you’re struggling with the terminology.

Random senario generator

This writing prompt creates a ‘What If?’ scenario for you to write about. Please note that some of these scenarios are not appropriate for children (new ‘Younger Writers’ section of the website coming soon.)

Pick a situation for your character.

Stereo Mood

What is the mood of your shot? Get into that mood!