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

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826429568
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/3/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 241
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

A noted animation commentator, curator and historian, Chris Robinson has been a director of the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) since 1994. His previous books include Unsung Heroes of Animation (John Libbey &Co., 2006), Estonian Animation: Between Genius and Utter Illiteracy (IUP, 2007) and The Animation Pimp: AWN Official Guide (Course Technology, 2007).

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Introduction
1. Skip Battaglia: Skip Man Motion
2. Aaron Augenblick: Last Exit to Brooklyn
3. Chris Landreth's Psychorealism
4. Jib Jab: Re-Defining Toons
5. PES Play
6. Patrick Smith's Twisted Catastrophes
7. Visions of Joanna Priestley
8. Barry Purves: The Puppetmaster
9. Michaela Pavlátová's Carnal Carnival
10. Theodore Ushev: Man Called Aerodynamics
11. Bob Sabiston: The Unanimator
12. Bruce Alcock: The Storyteller
13. The Tricks, Flies and Timing of Konstantin Bronzit
14. Suzan Pitt: Dollhouses, Magic and Sexy Asparagus
15. In the Dust and Moonlight of Don Hertzfeldt
16. Chris Shepherd: Who he is and what he wants
17. Run Wrake ain't no Meathead
18. The Dreamworlds of Mait Laas
19. John Canemaker: Confessions of an Animator
20. Joanna Quinn: Beryl, Britannia and Bum wiping Bears Acknowledgments

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