Crazy Talk 7 is the most popular facial animation tool that uses sound and text to vividly animate facial images. With this groundbreaking Auto Motion technology, you just need to import images, specify the facial feature points and record your own voice as it automatically generates lip-syncs to create 3D life-like, talking videos. Crazy Talk 7 is a great match for beginners, students, educators and all users that need an easy-to-create solution with instant results.
In this course participants will be provided with tutorials and templates to develop their knowledge and understanding as well as practical skills in incorporating the use of Crazy Talk 7 animation software into digital literacy programs.
- Develop a storyline and script
- Use a storyboard to plan a project
- Learn how to use Crazy Talk 7 software to create an animated project
Part 1 – Introduction
What does multimodal literacy look like in the new Australian Curriculum? Learn how to plan for a successful project using templates provided. Includes a quick look at the features of Crazy Talk 7.
Part 2 – Character Creation
Learn how to create and setup your own custom characters in Crazy Talk 7.
Part 3 – Auto Motion
In these tutorials we are going to show you how to use the Auto Motion panel and templates, and how to customise them in Crazy Talk 7.
Part 4 – Smart Animation
Import your own audio and do basic or advanced lip-syncing and animation through puppeteering.
Part 5 – Render and Output
Render and export your finished projects as images, image sequences and videos. Share on the web or enabled iDevices.
Part 6 – Project Examples
Teachers can use Crazy Talk 7 as an early adoption tool to digital media by animating student drawings to create class projects, holiday messages, book reviews, presentations and more.
Part 7 – Project Upload and Evaluation
Upload a lesson plan and example project to complete the course.