Dale de Silva

Multimedia Developer

Dale holds degrees in Multimedia Design and Computer Science and worked in Motion graphics and Instructional animation for over 10 years before refocusing on web development. Dale also has over 10 years' experience teaching After Effects and continues to teach animation while working as a developer. His animation work has been shortlisted in the Qantm Create Design Awards and his development work has been shortlisted as well as won Best Website. As a teacher, designer, and coder, Dale's experience makes him well positioned to solve and simplify everyday development tasks.

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Online | AEST - AUS 3 August 2020

Bringing your solution to life with moving graphics

The web supports vector based SVG animations, but in rapid authoring tools, we're often left with old pixel based image formats with limited scope for animation.

Using BodyMovin for After Effects allows you to export many animations to play directly in the browser while maintaining them as vector and lowering their file size compared to alternative formats.

The session will demonstrate setting up and exporting the plugin for use rapid authoring tools such as Adapt and Evolve as high quality, lower files size, and more engaging replacements for graphics.

What you will take away from the session:

  • What are Lottie and BodyMovin?
  • Exporting an animation as SVG and HTML
  • SVG compared to GIF and Videos
  • Advantages and disadvantages.