Animators Unearthed: A Guide to the Best of Contemporary Animation / Edition 1
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Animators Unearthed: A Guide to the Best of Contemporary Animation / Edition 1

by Chris Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826429564

ISBN-13: 9780826429568

Pub. Date: 06/03/2010

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This is an introduction to some of the world's top animation filmmakers, whose faces and voices remain largely unseen and unappreciated outside of the animation community.

Overview

This is an introduction to some of the world's top animation filmmakers, whose faces and voices remain largely unseen and unappreciated outside of the animation community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826429568
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/03/2010
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations ix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Skip Battaglia: Skip Man Motion 11

Chapter 2 Aaron Augenblick: Last Exit to Brooklyn 23

Chapter 3 Chris Landreth's Psychorealism 33

Chapter 4 JibJab: Redefining the Toon 47

Chapter 5 PES Play 57

Chapter 6 Patrick Smith's Twisted Catastrophes 71

Chapter 7 Visions of Joanna Priestley 81

Chapter 8 Barry Purves: The Puppetmaster 93

Chapter 9 Michaela Pavlátová's Carnal Carnival 107

Chapter 10 Théodore Ushev: Man Called Aerodynamics 119

Chapter 11 Bob Sabiston: The Unanimator 133

Chapter 12 Bruce Alcock: The Storyteller 147

Chapter 13 The Tricks, Flies and Timing of Konstantin Bronzit 157

Chapter 14 Suzan Pitt: Dollhouses, Magic and Sexy Asparagus 165

Chapter 15 In the Dust and Moonlight of Don Hertzfeldt 179

Chapter 16 Chris Shepherd: Who He Is and What He Wants 191

Chapter 17 Run Wrake Ain't No Meathead 199

Chapter 18 The Dreamworlds of Mait Laas 209

Chapter 19 John Canemaker: Confessions of an Animator 217

Chapter 20 Joanna Quinn: Beryl, Britannia and Bum-Wiping Bears 229

Acknowledgments 241

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