CGI Filmmaking: The Creation of Ghost Warrior by Timothy Albee

By Timothy Albee

"One individual, desktops, six months … twenty-two mins"

Part "art-of," half "how-to," CGI Filmmaking: The production of Ghost Warrior explores how one artist created a feature-quality, 22-minute lively movie in six months of creation. the new developments in strong, but reasonably-priced courses for 3D animation and compositing make such an project attainable. This publication blazes a path for others to stick to in crafting a whole lively movie. From proposal, layout, scripting, and storyboarding to modeling, lighting fixtures, animating, enhancing, and distribution, each step is printed, each resolution is documented. Pre-visualization, voice casting and recording, tune composition and function, and post-processing are mentioned besides, permitting even a lone filmmaker to carry his or her dream to existence.

This publication: * contains the full script and ultimate shot checklist for Kaze, Ghost Warrior, in addition to creation and site stills * deals specified dialogue of the whole technique of developing an lively movie, from growing the idea that to proposing the completed movie to an viewers * Explores the most recent expertise for modeling, animating, compositing, enhancing, and sound layout * presents a whole map for crafting an lively movie

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Shot as he traces the outline of the footprint, moves to pick up some dirt. sq01 sc04: CU, tracking shot as hand moves to nose. He breathes, rubbing index and thumb together. Rack focus on eyes (after FX compound-blur with animated levels for depth map) as they open. Camera pulls back and Dutches slightly as Kaze smiles a predatorial smile. sq01 sc05: Tracking med. shot as Kaze rises, dusts his hands, and begins to walk OS. 57 Chapter 6 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ FADE TO BLACK TITLE: "Kaze, Ghost Warrior" (Panning shots inspired from Kev's ex-father-in-law's book of photography) TITLING: "Timothy Albee (and others who do voices).

KAZE turns to the BARTENDER, when they are gone. KAZE That was very kind of you. BARTENDER No. Sir, that was very kind of you. Those "enforcers" have been coming around a lot more often now, demanding payment, or else they start breaking up the place. ) Contrary to popular belief, there isn't much money to be made in owning a tavern nowadays... not with everyone up and down the line taking their cut and all... (indicating the cut on KAZE'S arm) Why don't you come in the back. I can have my wife clean that up for you.

KAZE (CONT'D) What is it? Are you jealous? Does another's contentment somehow detract from your own feelings of self-worth? KAZE (CONT'D) (sadly) You are going to die tonight. You are going to die the special death. The LEAD TROUBLEMAKER takes a step backward, but KAZE'S hand is around his throat, lifting him from the ground. 47 Chapter 5 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ KAZE (CONT'D) It never used to be this way. But people like you ask me to do this. And you keep forcing me back into this!

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