Flight Check: An Experiment in Animation Concepts

A tiny flightless bird believes he can fly… but will he succeed?

This short film is a brief demonstration of several animation concepts detailed by Disney animators Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston in their work, The 12 Principles of AnimationIn this animation, you can see squash and stretch, anticipation, follow-through, and several other concepts demonstrated. I also did a lot of sound design for this project, so be sure to turn your sound on before viewing. Enjoy the full video below, and be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments below.




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