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Designing Menus with Encore DVD by John Skidgel

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Animation

Animation approximates motion through sequential imagery. Good animation, however, has spirit, cleverly exaggerates reality, and enhances a menu’s aesthetic, communication, and entertainment value.

This chapter presents the following topics

The animation process

Animation principles

Common properties to animate

Where possible, I have related the topics discussed to designing motion menus for DVDs.

The Animation Process

The animation process begins with an idea that is turned into a script or a storyboard. After the concepts presented in the storyboard are approved, animation and production begins. Test renders and animatics turn into fully rendered animations that are then imported into Encore DVD and integrated with other ...

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