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  • Václav Trojan: Music Composition in Czech Animated Films book cover

    Václav Trojan

    Music Composition in Czech Animated Films, 1st Edition

    By Marco Bellano

    This book explores the Czech composer Václav Trojan (1907-1983) and his compositions for Jiri Trnka's films, a very influential puppet stop-motion animator. Trnka is regarded as one of the finest outcomes of Czech art in the aftermath of the Second World War and inspiration for contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    CRC Press
    Focus Animation

  • Infinite Animation: The Life and Work of Adam Beckett book cover

    Infinite Animation

    The Life and Work of Adam Beckett, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Taylor Turner

    This book examines the life and animated art of the late Adam K. Beckett. Beckett is known for his six award-winning animations, made between the years 1972-1975, that were ground-breaking at the time and that continue to influence artists today. He is also recognized for his contributions to the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    CRC Press
    Focus Animation

  • Puppetry, Puppet Animation and the Digital Age book cover

    Puppetry, Puppet Animation and the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Rolf Giesen

    Rolf Giesen’s Puppetry, Puppet Animation and the Digital Age explores the unique world of puppetry animation and its application in the digital age. With the advent of digital animation, many individuals see puppetry and 2D animation as being regulated to a niche market. Giesen’s text argues…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Focus Animation

  • Redesigning Animation: United Productions of America book cover

    Redesigning Animation

    United Productions of America, 1st Edition

    By Cinzia Bottini

    The animation studio United Productions of America (UPA) was able to challenge Disney supremacy in the 1950s entertainment market by creating cutting-edge animated cartoons. UPA films express a simplified audiovisual language consisting of stylized layout designs, asymmetrical compositions, colors…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Focus Animation

  • Floating Worlds: A Short History of Japanese Animation book cover

    Floating Worlds

    A Short History of Japanese Animation, 1st Edition

    By Maria Roberta Novielli

    Through the analysis of the work of the main Japanese animators starting from the pioneers of 1917, the book will overview the whole history of Japanese animated film, including the latest tendencies and the experimental movies. In addition to some of the most acclaimed directors Miyazaki Hayao,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31
    CRC Press
    Focus Animation

  • Twice the First: Quirino Cristiani and the Animated Feature Film book cover

    Twice the First

    Quirino Cristiani and the Animated Feature Film, 1st Edition

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    Giannalberto Bendazzi brings to light some of the lost relics of animation history with his new book, Twice the First: Quirino Cristiani and the Animated Feature Film. Unlike other works, however, Bendazzi focuses on the growth of animation in non-western countries. This book particularly…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    CRC Press
    Focus Animation