Lesson Plan Industry Sector
Arts, Media & Entertainment

Lesson Plan Originally Created By: Mike Morris

Acting for Animators

Part of Unit: Animation Production

Lesson Plan Overview / Details

The animator/director needs to understand and use principles of good acting when creating character and story.  The lesson includes practical knowledge and illustrations of seven basic elements of acting that an animator should know, as well as a foundation in facial expressions.
This lesson is built primarily on the work of Ed Hooks and Paul Ekman.