Opportunities in Cartooning and Animation Careers

ISBN-10: 0071482067

ISBN-13: 9780071482066

Edition: 2008

Authors: Terence J. Sacks

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Some Straight Talk About Cartooning and Animation
What is a cartoon?
The marketplace
Syndication is the ticket
Comic books enter the picture
Animation: a bright future
The Internet
Rocky road to success
Success can mean power, influence, and money
Cartoons are powerful in TV viewership
Profile: comic strip, comic book, and newsmagazine artist
Profile: senior instructor in animation
Cartooning and How It Developed
European origins
Cartooning in America
Cartoons that move-animation
Profile: columnist and cartoon writer
Profile: senior animator
An Overview of the Work
Cartooning for magazines
Panel cartoons or comic books
Newspaper comic strips
Animated features
Profile: comic strip and comic book artist
Profile: professor and former Disney producer and animator
What It Takes
Cartooning itch
Drawing and writing talent
Point of view
Character development
Getting over rough spots
Educational requirements
Profile: greeting card and comic strip cartoonist
Profile: director of animation in a college film department
Getting Started
Newspapers versus magazines
Beating the rejection blues
Courting ideas
Many ways to skin a cat
An open field
How pay is figured
Earnings-what you can expect
Pros and cons of a cartooning career
What animation has to offer
Profile: cartoonist and illustrator
A Glimpse at the Future
Newspaper cartoonists
Comic books
Animation fast tracks
Two successful animation schools
Profile: video editor and animation teacher
Major Newspaper Syndicates
Further Reading
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