Supervisor Meeting 5 – 11th March 09; 11:30AM

March 11, 2009

Minutes – Supervisor Meeting 5

Department of Electronics, University of Kent – 11/03/09 – 12:15PM

Attendee’s:

  • David Byers Brown (supervisor)
  • Mehmet Konur Alp
  • Miles Coulling
  • Shervin Saadat

Content

– We burnt a DVD containing all our files. Upon trying to open the files there was a problem because the version of Maya we had used to create the files was different from the version installed on the University computers.

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Supervisor Meeting 4 – 19th February 09; 12:00PM

February 19, 2009

Minutes – Supervisor Meeting 4

Department of Electronics, University of Kent – 19/02/09 – 12:00PM

Attendee’s:

  • David Byers Brown (supervisor)
  • Mehmet Konur Alp
  • Miles Coulling

Content

– We displayed our current progress so far using our blog to show screenshots and rendered out images of our scenes.

– We discussed camera moving techniques.

– We discussed the best ways for timing mouth movements on our characters with our recorded dialogue.

– Our supervisor said we had good progress but we must look to start animation soon. We are planning on this at the beginning of next week.

– Our supervisor wants us to create a layout using our characters. It will display camera movements and give an idea for how our animation is coming together.


Supervisor Meeting 3 – 17th October 08; 12:15PM

October 17, 2008

Minutes – Supervisor Meeting 3

Department of Electronics, University of Kent – 17/10/08 – 12:15PM

Attendee’s:

  • David Byers Brown (supervisor)
  • Mehmet Konur Alp
  • Miles Coulling
  • Shervin Saadat

Content

– We displayed our storyboard to our supervisor who liked the ideas proposed in it.

– Our storyboard can be seen in this post: https://shimko.wordpress.com/2009/01/23/storyboard/

– Our supervisor preferred our new idea to our originally proposed and suggested we concentrate on our new idea.

– We were told to start creating character designs for our main characters that were to be featured in our 3D animation.


Supervisor Meeting 2 – 10th October 08; 12:20PM

October 10, 2008

Minutes – Supervisor Meeting 2

Department of Electronics, University of Kent – 10/10/08 – 12:20PM

Attendee’s:

  • David Byers Brown (supervisor)
  • Mehmet Konur Alp
  • Miles Coulling
  • Shervin Saadat

Content

– We displayed car adverts that we  researched to our supervisor showing possible similar concepts that we would like to implement from them.

But then we next expressed our concerns to our supervisor about us being worried that he wasn’t convinced by our proposed idea.

– We then explained our alternative idea of a ‘Love Story with Complications’. Our supervisor seemed much more happy with our new idea.

– Our supervisor asked us to create a story board of our new idea to be shown to him in our next meeting.


Supervisor Meeting 1 – 3rd October 08; 12:30PM

October 3, 2008

Minutes – Supervisor Meeting 1

Department of Electronics, University of Kent – 03/10/08 – 12:30PM

Attendee’s:

  • David Byers Brown (supervisor)
  • Mehmet Konur Alp
  • Miles Coulling
  • Shervin Saadat

Content

– Recapped on our proposed idea. Discussed the ‘Car Advert’ idea furthur.

– Displayed of document highlighting the ideas we had to include in the animation. Copy of document: story-board

– Our supervisor commented on how we must draw people’s attention to the advert.

– That we must think of intuitive ideas so that the advert is different and stands out.

– The car must be modeled to a life-like standard as that is what is being advertised.

– We were asked to bring a USB memory stick to our next meeting containing adverts of similar concepts to what we wanted to implement in our 3D animation.