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140+ Pre-planned Lessons In Five Color-Coded Levels of Mastery.

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White Hat Recipes: The Basics

White Hat Recipes - The Basics of Animation (Total Running Time - 58:33 )

Introduction by The Animation Chefs (0:39)

  1. Set Up Your Device (5:08)

  2. Frames Per Second (2:39)

  3. Sound Design (2:07)

  4. Spacing is Speed (2:15)

  5. Speeding Up/Slowing Down (1:36)

  6. Bouncing Ball (1:16)

  7. Squash (1:56)

  8. Stretch (1:50)

  9. Bouncing Ball w Squash & Stretch (1:29)

  10. Jump w Wind Up (1:55)

  11. Jump w Follow Through (1:30)

  12. Jump w Squash/Stretch & Wind Up/Follow Through (1:56)

  13. Throw (1:57)

  14. Sneeze (1:37)

  15. Shake (1:04)

  16. Quiver (1:16)

  17. Toggle (1:48)

  18. Loops & Cycles (1:54)

  19. Loops on a Path (1:21)

  20. Inbetween Blur (2:06)

  21. Simple Walks & Runs (2:29)

  22. Swing (2:29)

  23. Swing with Overlapping Action (2:20)

    1. Swing with Overlapping Action Part 2 (2:10)

  24. Blinking is Thinking (1:39)

  25. Talking/Lipsynching (3:12)

  26. Summary Animation (5:56)

Yellow Hat Recipes: Combining the Basics

Yellow Hat Recipes - The Basics Applied to Special Effects (Total Running Time - 47:54)

Introduction by the Animation Chefs (0:39)

  1. Parallax: Motor Boat (1:41)

  2. Parallax: Airplane w Clouds (2:08)

  3. Parallax: Car (2:31)

  4. Moving Away (2:03)

  5. Moving Toward (1:26)

  6. Small Explosion (2:02)

  7. Large Explosion (2:45)

  8. Poof (1:40)

  9. Fighting Cloud (1:28)

  10. Falling Leaf (1:56)

  11. Rocket Blast Off (1:44)

  12. Splash (2:03)

  13. Camera Shake (2:00)

  14. Zooming In (2:38)

  15. Cracks & Shatters (1:55)

  16. Lightning (1:18)

  17. Flag Wave (1:23)

  18. Candle Flicker (1:46)

  19. Tornado (1:17)

  20. Ocean Waves (1:08)

  21. Chimney Smoke (1:32)

  22. Snow Splashes (4:10)

  23. Comet Tail (1:20)

  24. Water Faucet (1:00)

  25. Tsunami (1:09)

Red Hat Recipes: Character Animation

Red Hat Recipes - Character Animation: Acting/Posing (Total Running Time: 52:30)

Introduction by the Animation Chefs (0:47)

  1. The Brow (1:57)

  2. The Brow w Wind-up/Follow Through (1:31)

  3. The Brow w Eyes (1:53)

  4. Crying Calm (1:37)

  5. Crying Hysterically (1:30)

  6. Getting Mad (1:38)

  7. Steam Out Of Ears (1:38)

  8. Eye Pop 1 (2:01)

  9. Eye Pop 2 (1:51)

  10. Eye Pop 3 (1:22)

  11. Lightbulb Over Head (1:58)

  12. Single Take (1:16)

  13. Double Take (1:30)

  14. Triple Take (1:44)

  15. SloMo NO! (1:06)

  16. Sloppy Chewing (1:45)

  17. Biting w Wind-up & Follow Thru (1:37)

  18. Snoring (2:09)

  19. Close Up Face Posing (4:10)

  20. Posing for Emotion (2:10)

  21. Running Basic (1:06)

  22. Running Intermediate (1:43)

  23. Confident Posing w Wind-up (1:09)

  24. Throwing Fast (2:09)

  25. Frog Hop (1:40)

  26. Frog Tongue Snap (1:52)

  27. Bee Buzz (1:30)

  28. Pig Flying (1:49)

Blue Hat Recipes: A Step-by-step Plan To Create Your Animated Movie

Blue Hat Recipes - The Animation Chef's System: Creating A Short Animated Story from Scratch! (Total Running Time - 34:33

Introduction by the Animation Chefs (0:37)

  1. Inventing a Story (3:20)

  2. Storyboarding (5:18)

  3. Brainstorming Dialog (2:10)

  4. Utensils and Ingredients (1:58)

  5. Layout Sizing and Timing (6:18)

  6. Organizing Props (2:18)

  7. Animating The Scenes (6:42)

  8. Finalizing Dialogue and Word Play (2:12)

  9. Editing and Sound Design (4:26)

  10. Final Movie and Organizing Premieres (3:01)

Black Hat Recipes: Projects, Case Studies, and Professional Development.

Black Hat Recipes - Professional Development & Case Studies - Total Running Time - 1:45:33

Introduction To Black Hat Recipes by the Animation Chefs (0:46)

  1. Instructor Professional Development Videos:

  • Overview of the Production Process (3:48)

  • Developing Characters and Stories With Small Groups

    • Part 1 - Story Drives Everything (4:50)

    • Part 2 - Originality (2:24)

    • Part 3 - Brainstorming Characters/Settings/Problems (5:57)

  • Stickfigure Storyboarding

    • Long, Medium & Close Ups: Basic Cinematography for Kids (5:03)

    • Storyboarding For Solutions (8:26)

  • Inventing Dialogue (5:02)

  • Tape is Your Best Friend (5:22)

  • Building Sets: Overview of S.L.T. System (2:09)

    • Sizing (8:48)

    • Layout (3:43)

    • Timing (5:21)

  • Engineering and Organizing Props (3:26)

  • Animating The Scenes (7:24)

  • Finalizing Dialogue (2:46)

  • Post Production:

    • Part 1 - Whiteboarding the Basics (4:31)

    • Part 2 - Demonstration of Editing, Voice Overs and SFX (9:39)

  • Finalizing Your Movies - Ideas on Presentation (8:42)

Person-i-mation - Animating Actual Kids

  • Hovering Above the Ground (0:45)

  • Add Flapping To the Hover (0:35)

  • Flying Around (1:14)

  • Driving Chairs (1:27)

  • Beach Ball Catch (1:24)

  • Pulse Super Powers - Wind-up & Follow Through (0:53)

  • Hovering Spin (1:16)

  • Flying on a Broom (0:47)

Shark Vs Rabbit - Making a Cartoon Series w the Animating Kids! System

  • Spin Cycle (1:06)

  • Compilation 1 - Sharkler, Deep Dive, Bubble Head, Inked-In (1:29)

  • Compilation 2 - Shark in the Box, Tickle, Sand Man, Oh Snap (2:00)

  • Sharknado (1:22)

  • Behind the Scenes: Sharkler (2:20)

  • Behind the Scenes: Carpet De Carrot (2:16)

  • Shark Vs Rabbit Recut - All (6:57)

Seasonal Projects

The Abdominal Snowman (2:06)

Valentines Day Ideas (1:42)

Mother's Day Idea 1 (0:37) Idea 2 (1:36)

Summer Lawn Surfing (1:37)

Halloween (5:37)

Holiday Family Animation (8:43)

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