Animated Films - Virgin Film
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Animated Films - Virgin Film

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Animation has never been so popular. 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 30s and 40s. From the earliest full-length feature animation, Disney's 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129.54 x 190.5 x 25.4mm | 226.8g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0753512580
  • 9780753512586
  • 1,719,977

About James Clarke

James Clarke is the author of other titles in the acclaimed Virgin Film series, Ridley Scott and Coppola. He is a writer and film and video producer. He was a BAFTA short listed producer for the short film drama Space Dance in January 2002.show more

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Animation is currently experiencing popularity unseen since its golden age in the 1930s and '40s. Every summer several new big-budget animated films hit the cinema screen. The best films, adored by both children and adults, combine the latest technology with creativity and a flair for storytelling. With films such as Monsters, Inc., Shrek and Toy Story capturing the imagination of moviegoers and critics, James Clarke takes an appraising look at animation through the ages. Starting with the earliest full-length feature animation, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, this book follows the evolution of animation through stop-motion and Japanese anime to the advent of CGI and the newest filmmaking techniques. Finally, Clarke explores the infinite cinematic possibilities of animated film for the future. James Clarke is a writer and film and video producer. He was a BAFTA short-listed producer for the short film drama Space Dance in January.show more

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