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Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Eric S. Jenkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Special Affects retells the history of the emergence of classical Hollywood cinema and Disney animation from the perspective of affect theory. It argues that these media enabled new modes of ... More


Suspended animation

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Len Lye’s filmmaking throughout the 1930s, and especially his relations with the General Post Office (GPO) Film Unit. While discussing the nature and extent of his involvement ... More


Postwar Japanese Animation Development and Toei Animation Studio*

Tze-Yue G. Hu

in Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter primarily focuses on the post-Second World War industrial development of Japanese animation and the medium's expressive symbolic role in postwar nation-building. It examines the ... More


The Salvific Spirit

Anthony Briggman

in Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 6 analyzes, for the most part, the salvific role ascribed to the Holy Spirit in Against Heresies 5. This chapter contains a narrative that ties together many aspects of Irenaeus’ pneumatology ... More


Animation and Digital Culture

Paul Wells

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Paul Wells argues that the literal and metaphorical developments of animation in the twenty-first century allow ‘virtual histories’ to be constructed from the subjective and relative ... More


The Pixar Reality: Digital Space and Beyond

J. P. Telotte

in Animating Space: From Mickey to WALL-E

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125862
eISBN:
9780813135540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125862.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the work of the leading name in digital animation, Pixar Animation Studios. It looks into the new spatial world that has evoked the anxiety found informing the two films ... More


Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Masao Yokota and Tze-yue G. Hu (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book examines Japanese animation from the perspective of media practitioners, designers, educators, and scholars working in the East Asia Pacific. This collection not only engages a ... More


Aliens and Superpowers

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0028
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Animated computer generated digital 3D movies are discussed as a driver for a new wave of stereoscopic cinema. The techniques for storytelling in the 3D medium are analysed.


American Film Comedy and Cultural Critique: Glitches in the Smooth Running of the Social Machine

Ryan Bishop

in Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces many of the main themes and ideas for the rest of the book, especially the role of cinema in the emergence of visual technology’s specific ascendancy during the twentieth ... More


Animation’s Marvel and the Graphic Narrative Mode

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes early cinematic animation, especially the shorts that accompanied live-action films prior to Disney's full-length features. The chapter reveals a mode of graphic narrative ... More


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