Due Dates

Storyboards Research on Internet Art Sites and Initial Concepts for your project - Monday March 24 - Class 20

Completed Project Final working version turned in on server - Wednesday April 2 - Class 23


Create a 30 second animation with sound in Flash CS3 to be experienced in a browser or via the Flash 9 stand-alone player.

Abstract Animation with Music


Sequential / Story with Sound FX


An introduction to Flash CS3 as a tool for creating animation with sound. To develop conceptual skills related to creating abstract artwork or story-based animation.


Develop the Project following these steps:

Learn to use Flash CS3 - develop basic to intermediate skills using this program. Utilize online resources - detailed in the readings section - to build skills.

Develop concept - create storyboards for 30 second animation (suggested - minimum - do not exceed 60 seconds). At 12 fps this is the equivalent of 360 to 720 frames.

During the time for this project - along with Flash demos - there will be studio time and an opportunity for individual conferences to disucss your work

Final Version
Turn in completed .fla (build version) and .swf (published version) files and any other related files that make it functional for grading.


Use Flash CS3 to create project

Keep overall time between 30 and 60 seconds (360 to 720 frames)

Keep dimensions to 800 px wide by 600 px high - or lower - can be other dimensions - but do not exceed 800 by 600 pixels.

Submission Requirements


Use storyboard paper - provided in class - or own storyboard paper - bring to class to discuss when due.

Final Version for Grading

Place all files in one folder and put them on the server in the location specified by instructor.


You will be graded on your ability to complete the assignment and meet all deadlines associated with the project.

You will be graded on concept, technical and creative aspects of your project.

This project will be worth 20% of your final grade.

Please note

Ask any questions during the project in class or contact me by email or stop by office hours to clarify any questions you have about the project.