Animating film theory /

"Animating Film Theory provides an enriched understanding of the relationship between two of the most unwieldy and unstable organizing concepts in cinema and media studies: animation and film theory. For the most part, animation has been excluded from the purview of film theory. The contributor...

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Other Authors: Beckman, Karen Redrobe, 1971- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Animation and history / Esther Leslie
  • Animating the instant : the secret symmetry between animation and photography / Tom Gunning
  • Polygraphic photography and the origins of 3-D animation / Alexander R. Galloway
  • "A living, developing egg is present before you" : animation, scientific visualization, modeling / Oliver Gaycken
  • André Martin, inventor of animation cinema : prolegomena for a history of terms / Hervé Joubert-Laurencin; translated by Lucy Swanson
  • "First principles" of animation / Alan Cholodenko
  • Animation, in theory / Suzanne Buchan
  • Film as experiment in animation : are films experiments on human beings? / Gertrud Koch; translated by Daniel Hendrickson
  • Frame shot : Vertov's ideologies of animation / Mihaela Mihailova and John MacKay
  • Signatures of motion : Len Lye's scratch films and the energy of the line / Andrew R. Johnston
  • Animating copies : Japanese graphic design, the Xerox machine, and Walter Benjamin / Yuriko Furuhata
  • Framing the postmodern : the rhetoric of animated form in experimental identity-politics documentary video in the 1980s and 1990s / Tess Takahashi
  • Cartoon film theory : Imamura Taihei on animation, documentary, and photography / Thomas LaMarre
  • African American representation through the combination of live action and animation / Christopher P. Lehman
  • Animating uncommon life : U.S. Military malaria films (1942-1945) and the Pacific theater / Bishnupriya Ghosh
  • Realism in the animation media environment : animation theory from Japan / Marc Steinberg
  • Some observations pertaining to cartoon physics; or, The cartoon cat in the machine / Scott Bukatman.