SKIRR is an animated graduate thesis that showcases 6 different environments and the life within them. It focuses on the beauty of life and art, and the creation of both. This film is comprised of 3D, 2D, and stop motion animation. It was produced digitally using various video, audio and animation software. The following paper outlines the development and production of this film. I address concept, style and influences, goals, production process and overall experience. To further illustrate the creative process, supplementary materials are included.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Computer animation--Themes, motives; Computer animation--Technique; Animated films--Themes, motives; Animation (Cinematography); Nature (Aesthetics); Life in art

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School of Film and Animation (CIAS)


Gasek, Tom

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Larson, Brian


Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works. Physical copy available through RIT's The Wallace Library at: TR897.7 .T54 2012


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