This book is the shortcut to success, and you'll learn a hell of a lot along the way. Two experienced Flash animators, Kevin and Glenn, draw on their rich studio experience and their knowledge of Flash to show you the best way to create great Flash cartoons, that look as good and work in the saure way as traditional animated films. You'll follow the actual professional process, taking an idea from script to final published film, via storyboard, art direction, and layout. Kevin and Glenn explain the fundamental theories of animation, with humor and plenty of examples, then show you how to take these principles and put them to work in Flash. Whether you're completely new to Flash, or making your first steps into the world of animation, you'll learn all you need to be able work alongside the professionals, either remaking their film or building your own.