Camera in Animated Film 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
304CAF2 credit 1 2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 7 to 12 hours of self-study English

Subject guarantor

Jaroslav BRABEC

Name of lecturer(s)

Jaroslav BRABEC



1/ The fundamental physics concepts in film and a review of some elements from the „Film Technology“ course.

2/ Various technology and possibilities in recording animated film with an emphasis on „hand animation.“

3/ The technological processin completion and postproduction in animated film and potential intervention into the image during and after filming.

Learning outcomes

To introduce students with the particular camera resources in animated film in the creative and technical sense.The student should be able, upon completion, to professionally communicate with colleagues in post-production in future creations. As well the lectures will guide the students to a better understanding of the cameraman's work with which they will have future contact. This enables better orientation in the potential and limits in animated image creation. Instruction is through lectures with practical examples of the technology and techniques in tha Animation People film studio. As well the students will get a chance to observe current filming, or prepared scenes in which the filming modes and potential is presented. Student will to a large extent be presented with international animation creations with consideration of the various scanning technologies.

Prerequisites and other requirements



The Animation Book: A Complete Guide to Animated Filmmaking--From Flip-Books to Sound Cartoons to 3- D Animation

Kit Laybourne - Three Rivers Press

The Making of Fantastic Mr. Fox - A Film by Wes Anderson Based on the Book by Roald Dahl

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Creating 3-D Animation, P. Lord, B. Sibley ISBN 0-8109-1996-6

The complete Kodak Animation Book ISBN 0-87985-330-1

Student filmamakers Handbook, Kodak, 1995

Glosary and Multilingual Lexicon, Cartoon / Media

Evaluation methods and criteria

Participation in lectures 80%



Schedule for winter semester 2023/2024:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2023/2024:

room 230
Room No. 230

(Lažanský palác)
(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 09:00–10:35 Jaroslav BRABEC Room No. 230
Lažanský palác
lecture parallel1

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