A pioneer shares his memories and insights on the technique he defined • Completes the best-selling trilogy that began withRay Harryhausen: An Animated . A century of stop motion animation: from Méliès to Aardman / Ray of this film genre, from its origins in feature animation in the s through the present day, . NPR coverage of A Century of Stop Motion Animation: From Melies to Aardman by Ray Harryhausen and Tony Dalton. News, author interviews, critics’ picks and .

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Outstanding Book-If you love stop motion-this book is a must have!!!! Dennis Lynch rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Skip to main content. The insights of Harryhausen, the pioneer whose name is indelibly linked with stop-motion, add a rich extra dimension to this history, packed with cinematic monsters, fantasy creatures, the imaginings of Tim Burton and Aardman, and much more.

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Jan 23, Jesse Bray rated it it was amazing. There are also some fun stories about the production of various movies. Aurum- Animated films – aarmdan. It is well researched and written by the most experienced stop-motion or “model animation” experts in the field. In this book Ray Harryhausen meiles his co-author Tony Dalton trace the history of the genre to which Ray devoted the whole of his working life, from the almost accidental discovery that inanimate objects could be brought to life on the screen to movies such as Jurassic Park, which combined model animation with computer-based techniques to bring a new generation of prehistoric creatures to life.

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A Century of Stop Motion Animation

What does this price mean? I’d rather read a history with more attention paid to othe The writing in this book is actually pretty bad, but the book was obviously put together with a lot of love.

A Century of Model Animation: Watson-Guptill Publications- Performing Arts – pages. His previous book, also co-written with Harryhausen, is Ray Harryhausen: He received an honorary Oscar in and a star on the Hollywood walk of fame in The technique of stop-motion model animation — bringing models to life by filming them one frame at a time — was the most important way of creating cinematic monsters and fantasy creatures before the advent of computer-generated imagery.


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No words that wonderful book, with illustrations and stunning photos, I recommend to any fan of film animators and special effects in general note 10! Tony Hillerman Hardcover Books.

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