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Change the way you use Flash with Flash CS3 Animation Secrets!

Chris Georgenes is one of the best Flash Animators on the planet. Not only is he a working animation expert, he’s a teaching expert. (His videos are included in the box with Flash CS3). In this video, Chris reveals his secrets for making his realistic animations. He presents in such a way, that anyone can learn and use these amazing techniques. Learn the fundementals of making things move with elegance in Flash from an accomplished pro.

This fast loading CD ROM contains 80 Minutes of sharp video with crisp digital sound. The simple-to-use interface frees you up, instantly jump to any lesson with complete control over the playback. All the lesson files are included, so you can follow along at your own pace!

Topics include:

•Custom workspaces: Learn how to set up your workspce to make you more efficient.
•Creating your own keyboard shortcuts
•Nested Movieclips
•Copy motion
•Animated drop and cast shadows
•Using sound
•Setting up a motion blur effect
•Panning and zooming Camera effects
•Seamless looping animations
•Lipsync; make your animations talk
•Walk Cycle; make your animations walk
•Animated handwriting
•Creating flames and fire
•Smoke and steam effects
•Making it rain; raindrops and rippling puddles

Chris spent six years as Director of Creative Development for Soup2nuts and art-directed many animated TV shows including Home Movies (Cartoon Network). Chris started his own animation company: He also founded the Flash resource and community

In recent years, Chris has created high profile projects for Adobe, Yahoo!, Digitas, Ogilvy, Gillette, AOL and Pileated Pictures, to name a few. Chris is also a featured artist at the Adobe Design Center and an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE). He is a regular speaker for the Flash Forward Conference and Adobe MAX. He is also the author of How to Cheat in Flash (Focal Press) and contributing author for How to Wow with Flash (Colin Smith, Peachpit Press). Chris’s presence and contribution to the Flash community receives great recognition and is a source of inspiration to many.