Ed Hooks’ indispensable acting guidebook for animators has been fully updated and improved! Hooks uses basic acting theory to explain everything from. Ed Hooks, author of Acting for Animators, 4th revised edition, pioneered acting training especially for animators instead of stage actors. After a. ED HOOKS is the author of “Acting for Animators.” For the past fifteen years, he has presented master classes in acting theory for animators.

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Acting for Animators – Thinking Animation

No trivia or quizzes yet. He often teaches at leading animation schools and studios. Try the action with steps. You can find more info on Ed and his classes at the Ed Hooks Website. Animators focus on acfing in characterization and caricature — facial expressions, body movement, emotional reaction, etc. Ahmad Al-mahir hkoks it liked it Jan 30, After the initial erratic move by Keaton, the laugh is done, and it looked practiced in he first place.

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Does the arm describe an arc as it moves into the forward dimension? He is the author of Acting for Animators and Acting in Animation: Refresh and try again.

Acting in Animation: A Look at 12 Films

Structured in a way that anyone can understand it even if you are not an animator and with a lot a practical examples this is a great tool to improve your character development or story telling skills. When you support the scene and other actors, it takes away the pressure from yourself. Hooks are three kinds of conflict, conflict with self, with a situation and other characters.

This sideways dimension moves concerned with inward and outward movements. Acting means the character is actually doing something.

Acting for Animators: A Complete Guide to Performance Animation

When the iron is hot, it will be much easier to iron, and gliding will be the main effort. Play an action until something happens to make you play a different action. Description from Anthony Hopkins of how he played the butler in Remains of the Day: We are wired to read facial expression from far away in order to make a value judgment of the other person. To ask other animahors questions about Acting in Animationplease sign up. Lars Schaakt rated it really liked it Oct 07, Not all continuums are stressed.


Power Centers are very important in describing how a character moves. Psychological gesture movement before words Always remember where the character is coming from. Toby rated it liked it Jul 07, Using references to animation and live action, acting principles are highlighted and explained.

Other fluent actions are flicking and thrusting. Tor NOT get to the end of the scene until you are there. Ed Hooks has been a respected acting teacher for three decades.

When the action of thrusting fades, losing strength and slowing down, it becomes gliding. Use the terms Heavy and Light for Weight. Comedy is much harder to do than drama because it is ofr PLUS!

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Trutze rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Just as acting on film and on stage are very different disciplines, Exercise to study time: