FILM & ANIMATION
From film-making basics to the principles of animation, motion graphics and game design, BAVA offers a wide range of practical resources for moving image students. With advice from award-winning animators like Barry Purves and Nancy Beiman and a primer on the language of film, this is the perfect starting point for any budding filmmaker.
Download a PDF version of this page to use as a Subject Guide to Film & Animation. This link can be added to a course syllabus or reading list.
View all film & animation chapters
The Fundamentals of Animation | The Fundamentals of Film-Making
Introductions to key topics
Basics Film-Making 01: Producing | Basics Film-Making 02: Screenwriting | Basics Film-Making 03: Directing Fiction | The Language of Film
Basics Animation 01: Scriptwriting | Basics Animation 03: Drawing for Animation | Digital Animation | Stop-motion Animation
Topics in depth
Animated Performance | Animation in Context | Art History for Filmmakers | Cartoon Character Animation with Maya | Motion Graphics | Production Design for Screen | Sketching for Animation | The Moving Image Workshop | Video Game Design