|The best animated films have combined the latest technology with creativity and a flair for storytelling and are adored by both children and adults. With films such as Monsters, Inc. , Shrek, and Toy Story capturing the imagination of moviegoers and critics, animated film is enjoying a resurgence unseen since its golden age in the 1930s and 1940s. From the earliest full-length feature animation, Disneys Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, through stop-motion animation and Japanese anime to the advent of CGI, this book takes a critical look at animation through the ages and explores its infinite cinematic possibilities. *Author: Clarke, James *Series Title: Virgin Film *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 338 *Publication Date: 2007/09/01 *Language: English *Dimensions: 7.66 x 5.22 x 0.89 inches|
From the Publisher:
Animated film is enjoying a glorious new era, comparable to its initial Golden Age of the 1930s and 1940s. With the advent of computer animation, it could now be described as our biggest special effect. The best animated films have always combined the latest technology with inventive storytelling invention to produce a uniquely magical quality that stresses cinema’s dreamlike aura. This book covers the spectrum, from Disney classics such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Nick Park’s The Wrong Trousers. It examines pioneering films in the field of computer-generated animation, such as Toy Story, Shrek, and Finding Nemo.