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By Chris Pallant

Winner of the 2017 McLaren-Lambart Award for most sensible ebook with regards to Animation

Studying panorama in cinema is not relatively new; it might be challenging to visualize Woody Allen with out ny, or the French New Wave with out Paris. however the specialize in live-action cinema leaves an important hole in learning lively movies. With the just about overall pervasiveness of animation this day, this assortment presents the reader with a better experience of ways the lively landscapes of the current relate to these of the prior. together with essays from foreign views, Animated Landscapes introduces an idea that has appeared, actually, to be within the heritage of animation studies.

The assortment presents a well timed counterpoint to the dominance of personality (be that both lively characters similar to Mickey Mouse or actual international personalities corresponding to Walt Disney) that exists inside of animation scholarship (and movie reviews extra generally). Chapters tackle a variety of subject matters together with historical past, case reviews in nationwide contexts (including Australia, Japan, China and Latvia), the traversal of lively panorama, the animation of fantastical landscapes, and the animation of interactive landscapes. Animated Landscapes supplies to be a useful addition to the prevailing literature, for the main neglected point of animation.

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