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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 125.00
In the course of its rich history, cinematic animation has developed from silent monochrome images to sound-filled shorts that ran theatrically with newsreels and adventure serials, and ultimately to prestigious feature films like Disney's Fantasia. This second edition of The Animated Film Encyclopedia: 1900-1979 (McFarland, 2000) is a comprehensive... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
In the words of Walt Disney, "Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive." Part biography, part history, part artistic commentary, this volume looks at several major figures in the field of animation and discusses how their contributions to the art of animation have affected the course of the industry--and in many cases,... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2008; US$ 7.50
Praise for NOT THE COSTELLO MEMOIRS 'This is one of the hardest reviews I will write. John Howard has been the finest prime minister Australia has ever had ... but this is a brilliant, lucid and powerful historical portrait ... compelling and accurate insight into the man who should have been PM.' Janet Albrechtsen, The Australian. 'Uninspiring... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2009; US$ 8.47
The animations of Japan's Studio Ghibli are amongst the most respected in the movie industry. Their delightful films rank alongside the most popular non-English language films ever made, with each new eagerly-anticipated release a guaranteed box-office smash. Yet this highly profitable studio has remained fiercely independent, producing a stream of... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
This collection of essays explores the link between comedy and animation in studio-era cartoons, from filmdom?s earliest days through the twentieth century. Written by a who?s who of animation authorities, Funny Pictures offers a stimulating range of views on why animation became associated with comedy so early and so indelibly, and illustrates how... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95
Walt Disney delves into this man's colorful life, explaining the inspiration for his classic creations and revolutionary animation techniques. Chapters include:. -An Innovator in the Making. -A Perfect Fit: A Mouse Named Mickey. -Stretching the Imagination. -Breaking New Ground. -Making Dreams Come True. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95
The seven-time Oscar-winning team of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created or produced some of film and television's most beloved cartoon characters, including Tom and Jerry, the Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Jonny Quest, the Jetsons, and Scooby-Doo. Readers will gain an understanding of how this multiple award-winning team worked together to become... more...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 22.99
Prepare to scare . . . Open this book, grab a pen, and give life to the monsters that lurk in your imagination. Creature Features shows you how to draw all things creepy, slimy and fantastical. More than 40 step-by-step demonstrations take you from start to finish as you master techniques for drawing the scariest beings on the planet and beyond,... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99
A Complete Shojo Manga Art Course! The world of shojo manga art dares you to go all out?big eyes, colorful skin tones, spiky hair?the works. Shojo Wonder Manga Art School shows you how to take full advantage of that freedom while bringing believability and originality to your manga characters. With easy to follow step-by-step instruction, Supittha... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 24.99
Open this book, and enter a realm where fantasy springs to life in dreamlike colors, luscious textures and graceful compositions. Continuing the journey of the original Dreamscapes , this second book by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law explores - in words and beautiful watercolor imagery - more legends of the sea, sky and earth. Learn Stephanie's secrets for... more...