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Author: anthropos

I presuppose that you know mainly everithing about Flash animation, tweening and stuff like that.

So the main and most important thing is to define the proper parameters of the movie, I know the European (PAL\SECAM)stuff wich is 720x576; 25 fps; 72 dpi (seems small, but it works perfectly). NTSC is different in size and in speed too (speed is somewhere at 30 fps). Ask your video editor 'in charge'.

When doing an animation that you want to be run in tv you must forget actionscripting, movie clip symbols and mainly said everything that gives the essence of Flash.

That is you must do everything straightforward. There are no big tricks. Just pure animation manually. You need to put everithing on one timeline. Even if this means that you'll get 300 layers.

This is mainly all, but the trick is to get it tv broadcastable in a pretty good quality. If u try saving it as AVI you'll get a mondo big file, with lots of trouble. The best thing is to make somekind'a seqvence from it (JPEG, BMP). And it won't even be of a winchester killing size. The parameters are the ones given above. Dont use compression, set the quality to High (100%). The dpi setting 72 should do it (max. 150).

Put it on a CD and go in the editing room. Mine was then edited with Sphere, this recognises seqvenced images and you can later add stuff to it. If you have no other way do it this way but otherwise...

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2002-03-11
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Working for a Hungarian tv broadcasting station as typographist, designer, and stuffs like that. Presently experimenting with the weapon of gods on the net: FLASH! And did a tv spot in Flash that is the stupidest idea, but it works.
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