Animation Products

  • Filming the Fantastic with Virtual Technology

    Filmmaking on the Digital Backlot, 1st Edition

    By Mark Sawicki, Juniko Moody

    This book brings fantasy storytelling to a whole new level by providing an in-depth insight into the tools used for virtual reality, augmented reality, 360 cinema and motion capture in order to repurpose them to create a virtual studio for filmmaking. Gone are the long days and months of post…

    Paperback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Unlocking Animation Layout

    Expert Techniques for Effective Backgrounds, 1st Edition

    By Dan Hansen

    From his days working under the Nine Old Men and creating layout for Disney classics like Aladdin and Hercules to more than a decade of teaching animation to the rising generation at CalArts, Dan Hansen has accumulated a lifetime of knowledge and is sharing it with you in Unlocking Animation Layout…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    CRC Press

  • Visual Storytelling with Color and Light

    1st Edition

    By Michael Humphries

    Though digital technology will continue to advance the way art is created, traditional mediums and techniques will remain fundamental to creating art. This holds true for gouache, (opaque watercolor}, acrylic, and many other mediums. Traditional mediums have had a hand in the creation of some of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    CRC Press

  • On Animation Set

    1st Edition

    By Ron Diamond

    On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer. Interviews cover…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    CRC Press

  • On Animation

    The Director's Perspective Vol 2, 1st Edition

    By Ron Diamond

    On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 23 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviews) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer. Interviews cover…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    CRC Press

  • Digital Storytelling 4e

    A creator's guide to interactive entertainment, 4th Edition

    By Carolyn Handler Miller

    This fourth edition of Digital Storytelling: A creator's guide to interactive entertainment dives deeply into the world of interactive storytelling, a form of storytelling made possible by digital media. Carolyn Handler Miller covers both the basics – character development, structure and the use of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    CRC Press

  • Writing an Interactive Story

    1st Edition

    By Pierre Lacombe, Gabriel Feraud, Clement Riviere

    Video games have become the world's largest leading cultural product. Though disputed in the past, the narrative qualities of video games have finally secured distinction in the realm of art. This is especially true for interactive games. Writing an Interactive Story will help the reader in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    CRC Press

  • On Animation

    The Director's Perspective Vol 1, 1st Edition

    By Ron Diamond

    Be a fly on the wall as industry leaders Bill Kroyer and Tom Sito take us through insightful face-to-face interviews, revealing, in these two volumes, the journeys of 23 world-class directors as they candidly share their experiences and personal views on the process of making feature animated films…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25 
    CRC Press

  • Design for Motion

    Fundamentals and Techniques of Motion Design, 2nd Edition

    By Austin Shaw

    Combining art and design principles with creative storytelling and professional savvy, this book covers everything a serious motion designer needs to make their artistic visions a reality and confidently produce compositions for clients. In this updated second edition of Design for Motion, author…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • More Critical Approaches to Comics

    Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew J. Smith, Matthew Brown, Randy Duncan

    In this comprehensive textbook, editors Matthew J. Brown, Randy Duncan, and Matthew J. Smith offer students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Adaptation for Animation

    Transforming Literature Frame by Frame, 1st Edition

    By Hannes Rall

      Talented animation artists often neglect successful storytelling in favor of strong visuals, but now you can have both with this complete guide to adaptation for animation. Veteran independent filmmaker Hannes Rall teaches you how to draw and adapt inspiration from copyright-free materials like…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    CRC Press

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