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Animation: Art and Industry

Animation: Art and Industry

By: Maureen Furniss (editor)Paperback

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Animation-Art and Industry is an introductory reader covering a broad range of animation studies topics, focusing on both American and international contexts. It provides information about key individuals in the fields of both independent and experimental animation, and introduces a variety of topics relevant to the critical study of media-censorship, representations of gender and race, and the relationship between popular culture and fine art. Essays span the silent era to the present, include new media such as web animation and gaming, and address animation made using a variety of techniques.

About Author

Maureen Furniss is founding editor of Animation Journal. She is a professor in the School of Film and Video at the California Institute of the Arts.


Introduction: Maureen FurnissPart I. Global PerspectivesCecile Starr Fine Art AnimationWilliam Moritz Some Critical Perspectives on Lotte ReinigerEsther Leslie It's Mickey Mouse Terence Dobson Norman McLaren: His UNESCO Work in AsiaPatrick Drazen Conventions versus ClichesHelen McCarthy My Neighbor TotoroMarian Quigley Glocalisation vs. Globalization: The Work of Nick Park and Peter LordTerry Lindvall and Matthew Melton Toward a Postmodern Animated Discourse: Bakhtin, Intertexuality and the Cartoon CarnivalEdwin Carels 1895: Animation, History and the MetafilmJorgen Stensland Innocent Play or the Copycat Effect? Computer Game Research and ClassificationPart II. Animation in AmericaJohn Canemaker Winsor McCayJ.B. Kaufman The Live Wire: Margaret J. Winkler and Animation HistoryBill Mikulak Disney and the Art World: The Early YearsJohn Lewell The Art of Chuck JonesCharles Solomon The Disney Studio at WarJules Engel Untitled essay in "The United Productions of America: Reminiscing Thirty Years Later" Edited by William Moritz. ASIFA CanadaKarl Cohen Blacklisted AnimatorsMichael Frierson Clay Animation and the Early Days of Television: The 'Gumby' seriesBill Hanna and Tom Ito Commercial BreaksGeorge Griffin Cartoon, Anti-CartoonJames Lindner; John Lasseter; Tina Price; and Carl Rosendahl Computers, New Technology and AnimationSean Griffin The Illusion of 'Identity': Gender and Racial Representation in AladdinLinda Simensky Selling Bugs Bunny: Warner Bros. and Character Merchandising in the Nineties

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780861966806
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780861966806
  • weight: 422
  • ISBN10: 0861966805

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