Chris Pallant's Animated Landscapes: History, Form and Function PDF

By Chris Pallant

Winner of the 2017 McLaren-Lambart Award for top booklet as regards to Animation

Studying panorama in cinema is not particularly new; it might be tough to visualize Woody Allen with out big apple, or the French New Wave with no Paris. however the specialise in live-action cinema leaves an important hole in learning lively motion pictures. With the virtually overall pervasiveness of animation at the present time, this assortment presents the reader with a better experience of the way the lively landscapes of the current relate to these of the previous. together with essays from foreign views, Animated Landscapes introduces an concept that has appeared, actually, to be within the heritage of animation studies.

The assortment presents a well timed counterpoint to the dominance of personality (be that both lively characters equivalent to Mickey Mouse or genuine international personalities akin to Walt Disney) that exists inside of animation scholarship (and movie stories extra generally). Chapters tackle a variety of subject matters together with background, case reviews in nationwide contexts (including Australia, Japan, China and Latvia), the traversal of lively panorama, the animation of fantastical landscapes, and the animation of interactive landscapes. Animated Landscapes delivers to be a useful addition to the prevailing literature, for the main missed point of animation.

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