Ulster University Logo

Ulster Institutional Repository

Open Sandbox: New Modalities of Animation Delivery

Biomedical Sciences Research Institute Computer Science Research Institute Environmental Sciences Research Institute Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials Research Institute

Cadieux, Lee (2011) Open Sandbox: New Modalities of Animation Delivery. In: Design Principles and Practices Fifth International Conference, Sapienza Universita di Roma. Common Ground Publishing. 10 pp. [Conference contribution]

[img]
Preview
PDF (Design Conference Schedule) - Presentation
458Kb
[img]
Preview
PDF (Design Conference Abstract) - Presentation
71Kb

URL: https://animlee.wordpress.com/

Abstract

New modes of Animation Content delivery are in a state of transition and flux. New tools, systems and platforms emerge and evolve at a staggering rate affecting how Animation Designers imagine, communicate and visualize content development.Game engines such as Gamebryo offering multi format content integration provide user friendly front-end interfaces accessible to digital artists and animation designers. Open source software alternatives and their resulting support communitiesabound from image editors such as the GIMP, music and sound in modeling in PureData, 3D CGI content generation in Blender, and game engine type platforms such as Unity and openSim. Pioneering systems of virtual interaction such as Active Worlds paved the way for Second Life which integrated user generated content, a user-friendly web 2 interface, and social networking on a a grand MMORPG scale.These integrated modes of social interaction be they in secondLife Sims or open source software support wikis not only allow discourse to flourish but provide a platform to install tactile albeit virtual artifacts.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute
Art and Design Research Institute > Future and Virtual Worlds
ID Code:17095
Deposited By:Mr Lee Cadieux
Deposited On:14 Feb 2011 10:02
Last Modified:07 Sep 2011 16:21

Repository Staff Only: item control page