BAC3212  ANIMATION AND VISUALIZATION-PRODUCTION PLANNING.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
APPLIED COMPUTING
BAC3212 ANIMATION AND VISUALIZATION-PRODUCTION
PLANNING
FULL TIME/PART TIME
DATE: APRIL, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) What is computer animation? (2 Marks)
b) What is computer visualization? (2 Marks)
c) Distinguish between 2D and 3D animation (8 Marks)
d) Identify the EIGHT stages in production a 3D animation production (8 Marks)
e) How can the animation and visualization be used in learning (4 Marks)
f) Provide a selection criteria you would used to choose from the list of available animation
softwares in the market. (6 Marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) Outline the role of an audio asset director. (2 Marks)
b) Why is collaboration beneficial when producing an animation? (4 Marks)
c) An animated television commercial is to be produced. Describe what needs to be
considered when scheduling tasks for this project. (6 Marks)
d) Explain why file management is important for digital animation projects. (4 Marks)
e) Explain why different types of platforms are necessary for the delivery of digital
animations. (4 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
You have been given a production brief to create a humorous animation to promote safety in the
workplace.
(a) Outline what is likely to be found in the production brief. (4 Marks)
(b) Distinguish between design specifications and technical specifications. (8 Marks)
(c) Produce a series of FOUR scene layouts for this project. Justify your choice of creative
principles. (8 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) What is scope of flash in Animation industry? (2 Marks)
b) An animation production project has the following activities
Activity Precedence Duration
(wks)

You are required
i) Draw a network analysis diagram (8 Marks)
ii) Using the Program evaluation and Review technique and show clearly the critical
path (10 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
Explain the following phrases in animation production (20 Marks)
a) Squash and Stretch
b) Timing and Motion
c) Anticipation
d) Staging
e) Follow Through and Overlapping Action
f) Straight Ahead Action and Pose-to-Pose Action
g) Slow In and Out
h) Exaggeration
i) Secondary Action
j) Appeal

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