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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.

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Recently Published

The Art of Ferdinand by Titan Books The Art of Ferdinand

Set in the fabulously colorful world of modern day Spain, Ferdinand is the story of a gentle giant who is nothing like you would expect. Ferdinand's life of leisure on the family farm is disrupted when he is taken to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Animating the Science Fiction Imagination by J. P. (Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Institute of Technology) Telotte Animating the Science Fiction Imagination
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From twentieth-century animations and comic strips to advertising, Animating the Science Fiction Imagination unearths a significant body of cartoon science fiction from the pre-World War II era that appeared at approximately the same time the genre was itself struggling to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Animating the Science Fiction Imagination by J. P. (Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Institute of Technology) Telotte Animating the Science Fiction Imagination
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From twentieth-century animations and comic strips to advertising, Animating the Science Fiction Imagination unearths a significant body of cartoon science fiction from the pre-World War II era that appeared at approximately the same time the genre was itself struggling to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

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

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Gumby Imagined The Story of Art Clokey and His Creations by Joe Clokey Gumby Imagined The Story of Art Clokey and His Creations

Clay animated superstar Gumby has made an indelible impact on our culture and continues to enchant and entertain generations. Filmmaker Art Clokey's personal story is one of mystical adventure, tragedy, triumph, art, and most of all, love. This lavish career-spanning...
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

How to Read El Pato Pascual Disney's Latin America and Latin America's Disney by Jesse Lerner How to Read El Pato Pascual Disney's Latin America and Latin America's Disney

Investigating the reception and reuse of the imagery of one of the world's largest production companies, How to Read El Pato Pascual explores the prevalent presence of Walt Disney in Latin America, extending from Donald Duck's first featured role, to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Coming Soon

Princess Mononoke Understanding Studio Ghibli's Monster Princess by Rayna (University of East Anglia, UK) Denison Princess Mononoke Understanding Studio Ghibli's Monster Princess
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Princess Mononoke (1997) is one of anime's most important films. Hayao Miyazaki's epic fantasy broke domestic box office records when it came out in Japan, keeping pace with the success of Hollywood films like Titanic (1997). Princess Mononoke was also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Norman McLaren Between the Frames by Nichola (Edinburgh College of Art, UK) Dobson Norman McLaren Between the Frames
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Animator Norman McLaren is best known for his experimental films using pioneering techniques and his work as founder of the animation department of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), but little mention is made of his Scottish heritage or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Toy Story How Pixar Reinvented the Animated Feature by Susan Smith Toy Story How Pixar Reinvented the Animated Feature

Toy Story (John Lasseter, 1995), Pixar's first feature-length production and Hollywood's first completely computer-generated animated film, is an international cultural phenomenon. This collection brings together a diverse range of scholars and practitioners who together explore the themes, compositional techniques, cultural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Visual Storytelling with Color and Light Mastering Gouache by Michael, QC Humphries Visual Storytelling with Color and Light Mastering Gouache
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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 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

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 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

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

Pixar Official 2018 Calendar - Square Wall Format by Pixar Official 2018 Calendar - Square Wall Format


Format: Calendar - Released: 01/09/2017

Oswald The Lucky Rabbit The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons by David A. Bossert, David Gerstein Oswald The Lucky Rabbit The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Animation - Process, Cognition and Actuality by Dan (RMIT University, Australia) Torre Animation - Process, Cognition and Actuality
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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

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