Animated Landscapes

Animated Landscapes

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Studying landscape in cinema isn't quite new; it'd be hard to imagine Woody Allen without New York, or the French New Wave without Paris. But the focus on live-action cinema leaves a significant gap in studying animated films. With the almost total pervasiveness of animation today, this collection provides the reader with a greater sense of how the animated landscapes of the present relate to those of the past. Including essays from international perspectives, Animated Landscapes introduces an idea that has seemed, literally, to be in the background of animation studies. The collection provides a timely counterpoint to the dominance of character (be that either animated characters such as Mickey Mouse or real world personalities such as Walt Disney) that exists within animation scholarship (and film studies more generally). Chapters address a wide range of topics including history, case studies in national contexts (including Australia, Japan, China and Latvia), the traversal of animated landscape, the animation of fantastical landscapes, and the animation of interactive landscapes. Animated Landscapes promises to be an invaluable addition to the existing literature, for the most overlooked aspect of animation.Klein, therefore, takes the visual logic of gamespaces found in games such as Portal (2007) and Monument Valley ... a culturally constructed equation, and highlighting how the animated landscape of the video game can provide a useful ... Notes 1 Richard Williams, The Animatora#39;s Survival Kit: A Manual of Methods, Principles and Formulas for Classical, Computer, Games, ... 3 For a speculative discussion of the Disney-Formalist tradition, which refers to a historically specific model ofanbsp;...

Title:Animated Landscapes
Author:Chris Pallant
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2015-08-27


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