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Shortcuts To Make Your Own Dialogue Driven Animation
Adding high quality lip sync to your animation can be easy. Applying these techniques is 90% organization.
The hardest part about lip sync in 2d is finding and then setting up the right tools for your film. I worked in with both Flash and After Effects to find the simplest method for me to animate a lot of dialogue. Flash CS4 won out due to the flexibility of the lip syncing tools.
I'd like to show you a couple of images and menus that I'm using to animate my short. These steps will get you set up to animate your own dialogue.
A. Setting Up The Imagery
Diagram A-1. The composite i