ThrowAway presentation

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Today was the presentation of ThrowAway. Therefore, we’d presented the work of the 3rd semester at the FH Hagenberg, University of Applied Sciences. We are a team out of 4 students, who created an animated short. The subject throwaway society is shown in a dance of a young woman. The fast movements and changes represent our time, told in a catchy and easy way. Yet with a serious topic: the consumer boom is questioned. We decided to transport the topic … more

ThrowAway title sequence

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The title sequence for ThrowAway is finished. I think the character of the font fits very well with the rotoscoping. I made a frame-by-frame animation of the font which looks like writing. In addition, I have improved the first part, because the quality was not usable, unfortunately. In the review, I have decided to choose jeans and a simple top as the initial clothing. I can easily switch from the top to the dress. Our protagonist wears a yellow dress … more

ThrowAway color change

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I finished the color change work of the clothing for our animated short ThrowAway. For 2 weeks, we are working on the rotoscoping. At the beginning, we had problems with the equipment (Wacom tablets) and the synchronization of the brush. But after a while, we get into it. Now I completed 225 frames, that means only 9 seconds, though. Furthermore, I developed a color change of the dancer’s dress. The transition works very well, as the umbrella covering the body … more

ThrowAway shooting

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Finally, we were ready for shooting reference material for our new animated short ThrowAway. Gabriela developed the choreography to the music of Chris Zabriskie.   Making of The film was shot in one piece on Friday evening at the University. Fortunately, we did not need many takes, because Gabriela is a fabulous dancer. Everything turned out smoothly. With the help of Simone, the transitions were very fluid and fast. She was responsible for the equipment on the set. Gabriela took over … more

ThrowAway prototype

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In this post, I’m gonna tell you about the prototype of our new animated short. We have to make our first big project in the winter semester 2014/15. The plan: a 2D animation (rotoscoping) of a dance performance with a socially critical aspect, the consuming frenzy. The phrase of a masterpiece? Who knows.   First thoughts In Austria, according to a recent study, every third person is at risk Shopaholic. These people lose more and more control while shopping and hauling … more

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