granchester finding gobi killer on the wall second sister debuts of the month
Search our site
The Treatment by C. L. Taylor Read the opening extract of the brand new C. L. Taylor book before its publication on 19/10/2017

Animated films books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Animated films category. Presented with a red border are the Animated films books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Animated films books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Visual Storytelling with Color and Light Mastering Gouache by Michael, QC Humphries Visual Storytelling with Color and Light Mastering Gouache
,
Though digital technology will continue to advance the way art is created, traditional mediums and techniques will remain fundamental to creating art. This holds true for gouache, (opaque watercolor}, acrylic, and many other mediums. Traditional mediums have had a hand...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

On Animation Set by Ron Diamond On Animation Set

On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer....
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

On Animation Set by Ron Diamond On Animation Set

On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer....
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

On Animation The Director's Perspective Vol 1 by Ron Diamond On Animation The Director's Perspective Vol 1

On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer....
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

On Animation The Director's Perspective Vol 1 by Ron Diamond On Animation The Director's Perspective Vol 1

On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer....
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

On Animation The Director's Perspective Vol 2 by Ron Diamond On Animation The Director's Perspective Vol 2

On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer....
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

On Animation The Director's Perspective Vol 2 by Ron Diamond On Animation The Director's Perspective Vol 2

On Animation: The Director's Perspective is a collection of interviews with 21 animated feature-film directors. These extensive interviews were conducted over the past several years by filmmakers and educators (and peers to the directors interviewd) Tom Sito and Bill Kroyer....
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Ink & Paint The Women of Walt Disney's Animation by Mindy Johnson Ink & Paint The Women of Walt Disney's Animation


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Oswald The Lucky Rabbit The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons by David A. Bossert Oswald The Lucky Rabbit The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Animation - Process, Cognition and Actuality by Dan (RMIT University, Australia) Torre Animation - Process, Cognition and Actuality
,
Animation - Process, Cognition and Actuality presents a uniquely philosophical and multi-disciplinary approach to the scholarly study of animation, by using the principles of process philosophy and Deleuzian film aesthetics to discuss animation practices, from early optical devices to contemporary...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Coming Soon

The Art of Coco by John Lasseter The Art of Coco

Lively and engaging, The Art of Coco explores the stunning new world Pixar created for its latest film, Coco, set to hit theatres November 2017.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

They Drew as They Pleased Vol. 3 The Hidden Art of Disney's Late Golden Age (The 1940s - Part Two) by Didier Ghez They Drew as They Pleased Vol. 3 The Hidden Art of Disney's Late Golden Age (The 1940s - Part Two)

Walt Disney always envisioned the studios that bear his name remaining relevant by consistently taking creative risks and doing the unexpected. Heading into the 1940s, he crafted an entirely new division of the studio called the Character Model Department, which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Disney*pixar: A Pop-up Celebration by Matthew Reinhart Disney*pixar: A Pop-up Celebration


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Unlocking Animation Layout Expert Techniques for Effective Backgrounds by Dan (Former Head of Character Animation Calarts Layout Artist and Supervisor Disney Feature Animation) Hansen Unlocking Animation Layout Expert Techniques for Effective Backgrounds

From his days working under the Nine Old Men and creating layout for Disney classics like Aladdin and Hercules to more than a decade of teaching animation to the rising generation at CalArts, Dan Hansen has accumulated a lifetime of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Acting and Character Animation The Art of Animated Films, Acting and Visualizing by Rolf (Visual Effects Society) Giesen, Anna (Peking University, Beijing, China) Khan Acting and Character Animation The Art of Animated Films, Acting and Visualizing
, , ,
Animation has a lot to do with acting. That is, character animation, not the standardized, mechanical process of animation. Acting and animation are highly creative processes. This book is divided into two parts: From film history we learn about the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

The Color of Pixar by Tia Kratter The Color of Pixar

Bold and beautiful, this volume presents hundreds of film stills from the Pixar archives in a glorious spectrum of color. Starting with bright white images and seamlessly flowing through the colors of the rainbow, it becomes crystal clear how each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen Critical Approaches from 'Snow White' to 'Frozen' by George (University of Leeds, UK) Rodosthenous The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen Critical Approaches from 'Snow White' to 'Frozen'
,
The Disney Musical: Critical Approaches on Stage and Screen is the first critical treatment of the corporation's hugely successful musicals both on screen and on the stage. Its 13 articles open up a new territory in the critical discussion of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen Critical Approaches from 'Snow White' to 'Frozen' by George (University of Leeds, UK) Rodosthenous The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen Critical Approaches from 'Snow White' to 'Frozen'
,
The Disney Musical: Critical Approaches on Stage and Screen is the first critical treatment of the corporation's hugely successful musicals both on screen and on the stage. Its 13 articles open up a new territory in the critical discussion of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Animation in China History, Aesthetics, Media by Sean MacDonald Animation in China History, Aesthetics, Media

By the turn of the 21st century, animation production has grown to thousands of hours a year in the People's Republic of China (PRC). Despite this, and unlike American blockbuster productions and the diverse genres of Japanese anime, much animation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/06/2017

Story Structure and Development A Guide for Animators, VFX Artists, Game Designers, and Virtual Reality by Craig Caldwell Story Structure and Development A Guide for Animators, VFX Artists, Game Designers, and Virtual Reality

Professor Craig Caldwell's Story Structure and Development offers a clear approach to the essentials of story. It lays out the fundamental elements, principles, and structure for animators, designers, and artists so they can incorporate these concepts in their work. As...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

Story Structure and Development A Guide for Animators, VFX Artists, Game Designers, and Virtual Reality by Craig Caldwell Story Structure and Development A Guide for Animators, VFX Artists, Game Designers, and Virtual Reality

Professor Craig Caldwell's Story Structure and Development offers a clear approach to the essentials of story. It lays out the fundamental elements, principles, and structure for animators, designers, and artists so they can incorporate these concepts in their work. As...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Art of Cars 3 by John Lasseter The Art of Cars 3

Pixar Animation Studios presents The Art of Cars 3, a behind-the-scenes look at the concept art from the latest film in the popular Cars series.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2017

The Art of Captain Underpants the First Epic Movie by Ramin Zahed The Art of Captain Underpants the First Epic Movie

From DreamWorks Animation comes a movie event based on the best-selling book series by Dav Pilkey. This comedy for the entire family tells the story of 2 pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2017

Poster Art Of The World Of Cars by Victoria Saxon Poster Art Of The World Of Cars


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

Prepare to Board! Creating Story and Characters for Animated Features and Shorts by Nancy Beiman Prepare to Board! Creating Story and Characters for Animated Features and Shorts

Successful storyboards and poignant characters have the power to make elusive thoughts and emotions tangible for audiences. Packed with illustrations that illuminate and a text that entertains and informs, Prepare to Board, 3rd edition presents the methods and techniques of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2017

Bringing Animals to Life A Personal Approach and Practical Strategies from a Disney Animator by Russ Edmonds Bringing Animals to Life A Personal Approach and Practical Strategies from a Disney Animator

Animals are just as much a part of animation as they ever were, but many of today's artists, stuck inside wrestling with software, miss out on the real-world interaction necessary to properly design and animate these four-legged friends. In Bringing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/04/2017

The Art of Smurfs The Lost Village by Tracey Miller-Zarneke The Art of Smurfs The Lost Village

Embargoed to 30th March 2017The Art of Smurfs presents hundreds of storyboards, character design, and location concept pieces.With a foreword by Veronique Culliford, daughter of Pierrot Peyo Culliford, this insider's guide celebrates her father's cherished Smurfs and provides a glimpse...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017

Animation in the Middle East Practice and Aesthetics from Baghdad to Casablanca by Stefanie van de Peer Animation in the Middle East Practice and Aesthetics from Baghdad to Casablanca

Animation in the Middle East uncovers the history and politics that have defined the practice and study of animation in the Middle East, and explores the innovative visions of contemporary animators in the region.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

Animated Landscapes History, Form and Function by Chris (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK) Pallant Animated Landscapes History, Form and Function
,
The first comprehensive study of animated landscapes across media.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017

Registered users have access to unique site features

Register now