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The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre

Christopher Holliday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474427883
eISBN:
9781474449618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427883.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre is the first academic work to examine the genre identity of the computer-animated film, a global phenomenon of popular cinema that first emerged ... More


Computer-Generated Imagery and the Future of Stunt Work

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers revolution and transformation—from physical stunts to digital stunts that “let you do whatever you imagine.” Visual effects and computer-generated imagery (CGI) decrease the need ... 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


Conclusion

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/9780813125862.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes how animation has become big business and an increasingly fashionable field for study due to the growth of CGI effects in feature films, the proliferation of digital animation ... More


‘There’s Nothing So Wrong with a Hollywood Script That a Bunch of Giant CGI Scorpions Can’t Solve’: Politics, Computer Generated Images and Camp in the Critical Reception of the Post- Gladiator Historical Epics

Mark Jancovich

in The Return of the Epic Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684021
eISBN:
9780748697069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684021.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although many historical epics of the 1950s and 1960s are now regarded as cinema classics, their critical reception on their original release was quite different. These films were often seen as ... More


Special Effects, Reality and the New Epic Film

Andrew B. R. Elliott

in The Return of the Epic Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684021
eISBN:
9780748697069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684021.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With the return of the historical epic to our screens, advances in CGI and digital effects have allowed for even greater (and sometimes cheaper) special effects to return along with them. Matte ... More


The Digital Aesthetic in ‘Atlantis: The Evidence’ (2010)

Anna Foka

in Ancient Greece on British Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines ‘Atlantis: The Evidence’ – a 2010 episode of Timewatch, the BBC2 historical documentary series – as an example of digital ekphrasis. Facilitated by digital techniques that ... More


The Disney Princess: Animation and Real Girls

Jennifer Fleeger

in Mismatched Women: The Siren's Song Through the Machine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936892
eISBN:
9780199389971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936892.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The Disney Princess can be divided into three periods, each corresponding to a distinct era in animation history and a unique vocal style. The operatic princess encompasses the films produced with ... More


Face and Hands

Vittorio Gallese and Michele Guerra

in The Empathic Screen: Cinema and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198793533
eISBN:
9780191835308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793533.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses close-ups of the face and body in relation to film and neuroscience. The subheadings are “Touching in the mirror,” which introduces and discusses the opening scenes of Ingmar ... More


History Without Ideology: Media and Spectacle

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter broadens the perspectives advanced so far by examining the influence of popular films and novels and of cinema and computerized video productions on each other. Action-driven plots, ... More


Dreaming of Rome with Ridley Scott’s Gladiator (2000)

Matthew Taylor

in Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440844
eISBN:
9781474460279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440844.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The last of three chapters that address Rome’s complicated legacy as an imperial state tackles Gladiator, the film credited with the post-2000 resurgence of films set in classical antiquity. Taylor ... More


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