Animation: A World History: Volume II The Birth of a Style - The Three Markets
By: Giannalberto Bendazzi (author)Hardback
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A continuation of 1994's groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi's Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering readers glimpses into the animation of Russia, Africa, Latin America, and other often-neglected areas and introducing over fifty previously undiscovered artists. Full of first-hand, never before investigated, and elsewhere unavailable information, Animation: A World History encompasses the history of animation production on every continent over the span of three centuries. Volume II delves into the decades following the Golden Age, an uncertain time when television series were overshadowing feature films, art was heavily influenced by the Cold War, and new technologies began to emerge that threatened the traditional methods of animation. Take part in the turmoil of the 1950s through 90s as American animation began to lose its momentum and the advent of television created a global interest in the art form.
With a wealth of new research, hundreds of photographs and film stills, and an easy-to-navigate organization, this book is essential reading for all serious students of animation history.
A former professor at the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and the Universita degli Studi of Milan, Italian-born Giannalberto Bendazzi has been thoroughly investigating the history of animation for more than forty years. A founding member of the Society for Animation Studies, he authored or edited various classics in various languages, and has lectured extensively on every continent.
Table of Contents The fourth Period is short and runs from 1951 (date of projection of the UPA short Gerald McBoing Boing) to 1960, the date of the first international animation film festival (Annecy, France). It is characterized by indecision. Disney and his imitators lost momentum, the UPA proposed a new style, the television age began, and an original animation output was born in Europe. We'll christen it The Birth of a Style (1951 - 1960). AMERICA Culture Almighty and suspicious Gerald McBoing Boing UPA Pete Burness Robert Cannon John Hubley Theory from practice The galaxy Walt Disney Warner Bros. Chuck Jones Michael Maltese The resurgence of Terrytoons Walter Lantz's Oasis MGM's cat and mouse From Fleischer to Famous Bunin's puppets TELEVISION 101 TV and American animation Jay Ward TV and animated commercials The West Coast Experimental film movement Jordan Belson Harry Smith, heaven and earth magician The Enigma of Hy Hirsh The Canadian Phenomenon Norman McLaren EUROPE WESTERN EUROPE Great Britain John David Wilson John Halas France Grimault and the stories from the front Ladislas Starewitch and the feature film Germany Federal Republic of Germany Austria Switzerland Denmark Kaj Pindal Bent Barfod Norway Finland Italy Portugal Greece EASTERN EUROPE Czechoslovakia and puppets Hermina Tyrlova Karel Zeman Jiri Trnka The Music of the Puppets Poland Hungary Yugoslavia: the first stage of the Zagreb School Croatia Bulgaria Romania SOVIET UNION Russia Ivan Ivanov-Vano Lithuania Georgia ASIA Japan Toei Doga's start-up Praiseworthy people Mori Yasuji Otogi Pro Experiments China LATIN AMERICA Mexico Venezuela Brazil Argentina AFRICA South African Republic THE THREE MARKETS Global Stability It seemed such an easy game Animation forks AMERICA On the big screen - Shorts On the big screen - Feature films Stephen Bosustow A Cat in the Heavy Traffic Ray Harryhausen On the small screen Weston Woods, from book to film Independent filmmakers Ernest Pintoff Jane Aaron John Canemaker George Griffin Those talented inventive people John and Faith Hubley Will Vinton Fine Artists for Animation Jules Engel Robert Breer John Whitney James Whitney Lawrence Jordan People not to overlook Stan Van der Beek Canada The National Film Board goes to Heaven Pierre Hebert Vancouver & Co. Caroline Leaf Ishu Patel Frederic Back Western EUROPE Cartoon EU Clusters of studios New technologies The pre-production CARTOON FORUM The CARTOON D'OR CARTOON MOVIE Western Europe: The New Generation Great Britain: the good years Alison De Vere The Quay Brothers Young Aardman & Co. George Dunning Yellow Submarine Richard Williams Bob Godfrey Ireland Aidan Hickey Jimmy Murakami France: from craftsmanship to ambition Other French animators Jean-Francois Laguionie Piotr Kamler Walerian Borowczyk Peter Foldes The roaring 1980s Belgium Raoul Servais The Netherlands Borge Ring Paul Driessen West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) Wolfgang Urchs Helmut Herbst Franz Winzentsen The 1980s Curt Linda Jan Lenica Switzerland Austria Italy: allegro non troppo Bruno Bozzetto Gianini and Luzzati Osvaldo Cavandoli Guido Manuli Manfredo Manfredi Cioni Carpi Greece Spain Francisco Macian The Entertainment Companies The Independents Portugal Artur Correia Ricardo Neto More talents Denmark Lejf Marcussen Jannik Hastrup Norway Sweden: growth Finland: reserved and serene Iceland EASTERN EUROPE German Democratic Republic Underground Animation Films Czechoslovakia: Trnka's heirs Jiri Brdecka The Horse Opera Bretislav Pojar Jan Svankmajer Besides the masters Slovakia Poland: the poetry of pessimism Miroslaw Kijowicz Daniel Szczechura Stefan Schabenbeck Ryzsard Czekala Experiments, craftmanship and sarcasm Hungary Yugoslavia: the new Zagreb School Tomica Simovic, animating the orchestra Nedeljko Dragic Zlatko Grgic Borivoj Dovnikovic Igor Savin, animating the synthesizer Zlatko Bourek Ante Zaninovic Marks & Jutrisa Pavao Stalter Zdenko Gasparovic Josko Marusic Other Artists Beyond Zagreb Slovenia Serbia Nikola Majdak produced Bosnia and Herzegovina Macedonia Albania Bulgaria Romania Soviet Union I Russia Thaw Acclaim Stagnation The best animation ever Stagnation after Stagnation Quality hatches at Soyuzmultfilm Anatoly Karanovich Roman Kachanov At long last Cheburashka Anatoly Petrov Boris Stepantsev Nikolay Serebriakov Ivan Ufimtsev Vadim Kurchevsky Gennady Sokolsky Leonid Nosyrev Stanislav Sokolov Ideya Garanina Nina Shorina And many, many more Multtelefilm, Soyuzmultfilm's competitor Aida Zyabliakova Anatoly Solin Fedor Khitruk Eduard Nazarov Garri Bardin Andrei Khrzhanovsky Yuri Norstein Francesca Yarbusova The Old and the New Perestroika Soviet Union II Ukraine 1960 -1963 the stage of formation 1964-1967 creative searches Creative upraise (1968 -1984) 1985-1991. Perestroika (the rebuilding). Moldova Belarus Lithuania Latvia Arnolds Burovs More puppeteers Starting from cut-outs Smerlis Estonia Georgia Armenia Azerbaijan Uzbekistan The puppets of the 1960s One decade later The heyday Kazakhstan Amen Khaidarov Kyrgyzstan Trial of strength (1977-1980) Art-houses and fairy tales (1981-1987) The triumph of art-houses (1987-1990) Tajikistan ASIA Israel Turkey Iraq And Sesame opened Iran Japan Japanese Television Astro Boy and the beginning of TV animation Tezuka Osamu Mushi Productions Tezuka Productions Studio Tatsunoko A Production/Shin'ei Doga Toei's fortunes Animeshon sannin no kai Kuri Yoji Animation Vs Art Video Puppet Animation Kawamoto Kihachiro The Tokusatsu factor The anime boom in the West Before the anime boom In Europe In the United States The ten champions UFO Robo Grendizer Mazinger Z Uchu senkan Yamato Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman Uchu kaizoku Captain Harlock Candy Candy Kido senshi Gundam Versailles no bara Urusei yatsura Captain Tsubasa Anime Otaku The Original Anime Video Collaborations The Crisis of the Mid 1980s Akira and the End of the Decade China Vietnam India The Films Division Limited animation The private studios Animation Education Personal films The Black Decade Sri Lanka Indonesia Thailand Taiwan Mongolia Singapore Malaysia The Philippines Hong Kong North Korea South Korea AFRICA Egypt Tunisia Algeria Senegal Mali Niger Burkina Faso Liberia Ivory Coast Ghana Togo Cameroon Zaire Burundi Zambia Mauritius Mozambique South African Republic The SABC Animation Unit Alternative Animation Commissioned for South African Television (1976-1988) Dave McKey Animation Services Annie-Mation Studios Glenn Coppens Cartoons LATIN AMERICA Mexico Costa Rica Cuba Nicaragua Colombia Venezuela Peru Bolivia Jesus Perez Brazil Uruguay Argentina Chile OCEANIA Australia Yoram Gross Independent filmmakers Avant-garde animation Harry Reade New Zealand ISSUES Computers and animation Those masters' voices
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