Adaptation for Animation

Adaptation for Animation : Transforming Literature Frame by Frame

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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 190.5 x 234.95mm
  • A K Peters
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1138886475
  • 9781138886476

Table of contents

Foreword Introduction: Why adaptation? Part I 1. A short history of animated adaptations 2. Where can it all go wrong-10 major mistakes in adaptations. 3. Matching story and artist: Finding the perfect story to adapt 4. Animated ever after: The fairy tale adaptation 5. Things that go bump on the screen: Adapting Gothic literature for animation 6. As You Like It: Adapting Shakespeare for Animation 7. Sushi on Sauerkraut? Transcultural adaptation 8. Visual poetry and experimental adaptation: Rhyme with reason 9. Uncharted territories: Underexplored genres for animated adaptation Part II: The Process of Adaptation 10. Script: Transformation necessary 11. What’s my line: Finding and directing voice actors 12. Who framed William S.: Storyboards 13. Visual development and artistic research: How story defines style 14. Colour script: Not every colour from the book 15. Leaping off the page: Character animation for adaptation 16. Out with a bang: Sound design and music Part III 17. Let the world know: Promoting animated adaptations to festivals and distributors 18. Everything is possible? Conclusion and outlook Glossary and indexshow more

About Hannes Rall

Hannes Rall is a tenured Associate Professor at the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) at Nanyang Technological University, and the Singapore Area Coordinator of the Digital Animation Program at ADM. He has shown his work and been an invited speaker for workshops and conferences in more than 20 countries worldwide. His films have been shown in more than 150 festivals and won multiple awards.show more