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.



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Anime/GhostInTheShell'' starts with the sequence of Kusanagi's cyborg body being assembled and covered with synthetic skin.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''ComicBook/UsagiYojimbo'':
** A kite festival story that begins with a description of traditional Japanese kite-making.
** Another story begins 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.

[[folder:Films -- 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.
* Right after the opening credits of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames'', we see the human version of Twilight Sparkle building the magic-detecting device that will propulse the whole plot of the movie.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Nine}}'' begins with the Scientist putting the titular character together, whilst narrating about [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the downfall of humanity]].

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/TheManWhoKnewTooLittle'' begins with a sequence showing the bomb being created and planted inside the Russian nesting doll.
* ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'':
** The movie opens with the forging of the One Ring.
** Also the scene where the Narsil is being reforged.
** The creation of the Uruk-Hai by Saruman from the earth of Orthanc also counts.
* 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.
* ''Film/BillAndTedsBogusJourney'': Station assembles the Good Robot Usses in the back of a moving van.
* The original ''[[Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet1984 Nightmare on Elm Street]]'' movie opens with Freddy constructing his iconic razor glove.
* ''Film/ChildsPlay2'' opens with Chucky's horrifically burned head from the previous film being spruced up and fitted onto his soon-to-be new doll body.
* ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'' ends with a sped up construction of [[spoiler:the U.S.S. ''Enterprise''-A]].
* A [[ viral add]] for ''Film/AlienCovenant'' shows the assembly of a [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Walter model synthetic]].

* ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'': Perrin forges several simple tools in ''The Dragon Reborn'', when he comes across a smithy. He is invited to stay on.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/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.

[[folder:Myths & Religion]]
* OlderThanFeudalism: The creation of Earth in ''Literature/TheBible''.

* 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.
* The opening number of the Stephen Schwartz musical ''Children of Eden'' depicts God creating the heavens and the Earth.

* ''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.
* ''Toys/HeroFactory'' TV spots, as well as some episodes of the toyline's AnimatedAdaptation, also use this.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* Most {{RTS}} games show [[ConstructAdditionalPylons your buildings being created]] with RidiculouslyFastConstruction.
* ''VideoGame/LittleBigPlanet'' has '''[[PlayerCharacter you]]''' scripting your own CreationSequence via LevelEditor, be it recording in Create Mode, Popit Powerup in Play Mode, a scripted assembly line, and more.
* ''[[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. [[ Link]].
* The ''VideoGame/StarCraftII'' preview released by [[Creator/BlizzardEntertainment Blizzard]] managed to make the creation of one of the weakest units in the game almost [[MundaneMadeAwesome unbearably epic]]. Can be found [[ 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.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''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 ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''.
* The opening theme to ''WesternAnimation/WordWorld'' actually involved Dog creating all the characters in the show! Spell Dog backwards [[{{God}} and you get...]]