This new edition of Paul Wells' introduction to animation as a genre and a form, has been updated in response to developments in academic debate and the recent flourishing of the genre in cinema, on TV and in videogames. Film examples discussed include features such as The Incredibles, Belleville Rendezvous and Spirited Away. Shorts include 'Father and Daughter', 'The Wolfman', 'Mt Head' and 'The Last Words of Dutch Schultz'. For any student or fan of animation, this is the ideal introduction guide.
Animation Academy, Loughborough University School of Art and Design, UK