It's a combination of virtual reality and "keyframe animation
," which means that the animals are all animated by hand, "just like all the old animated movies," Favreau explained.
It was traditional keyframe animation
that matched his performance."
The robots were created using keyframe animation
, a process almost as timeconsuming and laborious as Wallace and Gromit-style stop-motion animation.
The latest version of the program, X2 Graphics Studio, includes the ability to do keyframe animation
, where one object appears to morph into another object.
DrawPlus X2 includes professional design tools for vector drawing, stop-frame and keyframe animation
. WebPlus X2 is a Web site design program enabling students to create their own sites via templates or from scratch.
, Path Animation, Driven Key Animation, Motion Capture Animation and Nonlinear Animation.
DoStudio's interface includes a visual layout editor that allows developers to arrange graphic elements with drag and drop ease, a keyframe animation
editor, automatic remote control button assignment, an image list manager and code assist, so developers don't need to memorize an entire API..
"Three-dimensional effects and keyframe animation
sequences make the results easier to interpret."
This is a totally different system to standard keyframe animation
The tools work with standard motion capture files as well as keyframe animation
Even though James Cameron didn't submit, it would technically have been admitted, since keyframe animation
was involved in every single frame of the simulated action."