The process of creating a creature or an object, be it mechanically or magically.

ForgingScene, for when it is the creation of a weapon, and ATeamMontage are {{Sub Trope}}s. This is one of the primary ways of demonstrating just how ConstructionIsAwesome.

See also TransformationSequence, TechnologyPorn, RoboticAssemblyLines.

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[[folder:{{Anime}} and {{Manga}}]]
* ''GhostInTheShell'' starts with the sequence of Kusanagi's cyborg body being assembled and covered with synthetic skin.
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[[folder:ComicBooks]]
* ''ComicBook/UsagiYojimbo'' had a kite festival story that began with a description of traditional Japanese kite-making. Another story began with a detailed description of the steps needed to hammer and forge a katana.
* Walt Simonson's famous run of Marvel's Thor included an arc where several issues in a row would begin with scenes of Surtur forging his Twilight Sword, before he and the sword actually appeared in the storyline proper.
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[[folder:{{Film}} - Animation]]
* The Coraline doll in the opening of ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' is more of a destruction and re-creation sequence.
* The creation of Rodney Copperbottom at the start of ''WesternAnimation/{{Robots}}'', which kinda borders into DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything.
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[[folder:{{Film}} - Live Action]]
* ''Film/TheManWhoKnewTooLittle'' begins with a sequence showing the bomb being created and planted inside the Russian nesting doll.
* The movie ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' opens with the forging of the One Ring. Also the scene where the Narsil is being reforged.
* The ''Film/IronMan'' films have countless forging and manufacturing scenes.
* ''Film/SmallSoldiers'' opens with the making of the military AI chips due to be installed in the toys.
* The chocolate bars in the opening sequence of ''Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory''.
* ''Film/LordOfWar'' comes to mind - it starts out following the construction and packaging of a bullet, and then moves on to follow the bullet as it's bought and sold, loaded and readied, and finally fired into the head of some poor African kid.
* ''Film/ShortCircuit'': The opening credits show the creation of one of the SAINT model robots. The music gets also more elaborate while more and more parts of the robot come together.
* The second ''Film/BillAndTed'' movie has Station assembling the Good Robot Usses in the back of a moving van.
* ''[[Film/ChildsPlay Child's Play 2]]'' opens with Chucky's horrifically burned head from the previous film being spruced up and fitted onto his soon-to-be new doll body.
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[[folder:{{Literature}}]]
* ''TheWheelOfTime'': Perrin forges several simple tools in ''The Dragon Reborn'', when he comes across a smithy. He is invited to stay on.
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[[folder:{{Live Action TV}}]]
* ''DangerUXB'' begins with an intro whose video is entirely StockFootage, ostensibly from the Second World War. The first few seconds depict the manufacturing of German bombs.
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[[folder:{{Religion}}]]
* OlderThanFeudalism: The creation of Earth in ''Literature/TheBible''.
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[[folder:{{Theatre}}]]
* The 2013 West End musical ''Theatre/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' initially opened with an animated prologue designed by frequent Creator/RoaldDahl illustrator Quentin Blake, "Creation Overture", that tongue-in-cheekily explained the making of chocolate from cacao bean to wrapped bar. It became a DeletedScene with the first major cast turnover in 2014.
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[[folder:{{Toys}}]]
* ''{{BIONICLE}}'': the formation of the Toa Kaita, which also a FusionDance.
** The creation of the Disk of Time and then the Mask of Time by Vakama.
* ''HeroFactory'' TV spots, as well as some episodes of the toyline's AnimatedAdaptation, also use this.
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[[folder:VideoGames]]
* Most {{RTS}} games show [[ConstructAdditionalPylons your buildings being created]] with RidiculouslyFastConstruction.
* ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Pokémon Heart Gold]]'' and ''Soul Silver'': Arceus performs one in creating [[OlympusMons Palkia, Dialga, or Giratina]], showing real-world photos in the process. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4QEdOgE3ak Link]].
* The ''VideoGame/StarCraftII'' preview released by [[BlizzardEntertainment Blizzard]] managed to make the creation of one of the weakest units in the game almost [[MundaneMadeAwesome unbearably epic]]. Can be found [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnUaxo70I8U here]] if you haven't seen it.
* The trailers and first-time opening sequence for ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}'''s co-operative mode show the player characters, Atlas and P-body, being assembled.
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[[folder:WesternAnimation]]
* ''SamuraiJack'': in "Jack's Sandals", after going through many different types of shoes, Jack finds a Japanese mechanic who makes him new wooden sandals, starting with some measurements, a block of wood, and such.
** The episode that focuses on his dad's battle with Aku has the creation of the sword by the gods.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' have done this many times. Playing it straight and [[PlayedForLaughs for laughs]] simultaneously, whether Homer is helping Bart build a soapbox racer or making Lisa's costume for a school function.
* The construction of the Dinobots in ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers''.
* Happens on almost every episode of ''PhineasAndFerb''.
* The opening theme to ''WordWorld'' actually involved Dog creating all the characters in the show! Spell Dog backwards [[{{God}} and you get...]]
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