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Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

James Bohn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Music in Disney’s Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book investigates how music functions in Disney Animated films. The book identifies several techniques used in a ... More


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


Mise-en-scène

Gary D. Rhodes and Robert Singer

in Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460682
eISBN:
9781474481083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460682.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3 covers mise-en-scène, specifically examining Sets and Settings, Blocking and Direct Address, Special Effects, and Animation: all that the frame contains within its physical and visible ... More


Swamp Thing: Patchworks and Panoramas in Monster Comics

Maaheen Ahmed

in Monstrous Imaginaries: The Legacy of Romanticism in Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825261
eISBN:
9781496825315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825261.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter on Alan Moore's SwampThing draws parallels between the Swamp Thing and the solitary, romantic hero as well as the romantic nature of his pantheistic quest to expand his consciousness and ... 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


How to Animate Your Franchise: Dreamworks Animation and the Franchising of How to Train Your Dragon

Rayna Denison

in The Franchise Era: Managing Media in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474419222
eISBN:
9781474464802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419222.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Rayna Denison analyzes how and in what ways the How To Train Your Dragon franchise (2010-Present) has been developed in relation to the success or struggles of DreamWorks Animation. She argues that ... More


Animation: From Hand-Crafted Experimentation to Digitalization

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

in Comics Art in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811745
eISBN:
9781496811783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811745.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Animation in China grew from its austere beginnings in the 1920s, when the Wan brothers used very rudimentary materials and learn-as-you-go skills to produce animated shorts, to an industry today ... More


Reimagining Boundaries: Amateur Animations

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Very few amateur women filmmakers chose to focus on animation and none have been identified in the colonial settings considered in this book. This chapter discusses varied approaches to animation and ... 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


Contemporary Hollywood Animation: Style, Storytelling, Culture and Ideology Since the 1990s

Noel Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474410564
eISBN:
9781474495172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410564.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Until the 1990s, animation occupied a relatively marginal presence in Hollywood. Today, it is at the very heart of both the film industry and contemporary popular culture. Charting the major changes ... More


Documentarization and Amplified Realism in Jia Zhangke’s Films

G. Andrew Stuckey

in Metacinema in Contemporary Chinese Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390816
eISBN:
9789888455133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390816.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Documentary film in the PRC has become an important mode in the palate of Sixth Generation (or urban or independent) filmmaking. The recent prominence of documentary turns on the notion of ... More


Visuospatial Reasoning

Stephen K. Reed

in Cognitive Skills You Need for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197529003
eISBN:
9780197529034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529003.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Visual thinking has aided many scientific discoveries and is also useful in everyday reasoning. The Animation Tutor provides animation feedback to help students improve their ability to estimate and ... 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.


Instrumental Eyes: Enacted and Interactive Perception in Victorian Optical Technologies and Victorian Fiction

Nicole Garrod-Bush

in Distributed Cognition in Victorian Culture and Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442244
eISBN:
9781474491075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442244.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter makes a case for the importance of visual interactivity over disengaged spectacularity in the Victorian period by looking at a particular type of optical technology, the persistence of ... More


Drawings to Remember

Nanette Kraaikamp

in Drawn from Life: Issues and Themes in Animated Documentary Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748694112
eISBN:
9781474460071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694112.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

South African Artist William Kentridge’s Drawings for Projection films animate his charcoal drawings. This chapter analyses Kendridge’s animated film Felix in Exile (1994), for which forty charcoal ... More


Memory Drawn into the Present: Waltz with Bashir and Animated Documentary

Jonathan Murray

in Drawn from Life: Issues and Themes in Animated Documentary Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748694112
eISBN:
9781474460071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694112.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The international success of Ari Folman’s Waltz with Bashir (2008) saw this work routinely defined and discussed as the first feature-length example of animated documentary cinema. This chapter ... More


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


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