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Dream Worlds: Production Design for Animation by Hans Bacher

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ANALYSIS

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The scenes on the left from Cinderella. show you how well-planned every single composition was. Note the Framing Effect and how all the background elements lead toward the characters. In addition, the action in every frame is clearly readable.

Look at the first scene where Cinderella enters the castle and seems to be lost within the huge architecture. You find her immediately; all the perspective lines lead you there.

In most of the other shots, you can find the same concept — big foreground elements frame the action; the characters are on a theatre stage in a pool of light.

The whole movie feels like a romantic theatre piece, like a ...

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