originally published on 16 october 2014
Q: What is black and white and red all over? Yes, back to the terrible puns and awful jokes, so I must be in my happy place.
After a few false starts and some hair pulling editing and reformatting, my first ever Flash animation is here. It is a two minute promo piece detailing my services.
Here is the rough timeline:
Fri. 10/10: Picked up book on Flash on Friday, read a little
Sat. 10/11: Read some more, wrtoe scipt, created storyboards, basic stills in Illustrator, searched for music tracks (I have 7,000 albums in digital form, none illegally doanloaded)
Sun. 10/12: Started putting it together, searched for music tracks
Mon. 10/13: Edits, more creation, searched for music tracks
Tue. 10/14: Edits, more creation, picked a song
Wed. 10/15: Finished animation, final edits, video transfer issues
Thu. 10/16: Video transfer issues resolved, re-synched audio and uploaded.
So, this one took about a week. This is my fourth pro clip, my first in Flash. I have used three different video editing programs, two I own and one free, pretty much whatever the project called for to make this happen. It isn’t perfect, and the animation may seem a little rough in spots due to the multiple transfers and edits, but I wanted it in a format that pretty much anyone (especially iPhone and iPad users can watch, as those platforms cannot watch Flash videos well) could see without issue.
I hope you enjoy it. You can find it by clicking here.
Love to you all.