|aArt in motion : |banimation aesthetics /|cby Maureen Furniss.
|aEastleigh, UK : |aBloomington, IN : |bJohn Libbey ; |bDistributed in North America by Indiana University Press, |cc2007.
|axii, 276 p.,  p. of plates : |bill. (some col.) ; |c24 cm.
|aPrevious ed.: 1998.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction to animation studies -- Foundations of studio practices -- Alternatives in animation production -- General concepts: mise-en-scène -- General concepts: sound and structural design -- Classical-era Disney Studio -- Full and limited animation -- Stop-motion animation -- Animation and digital media -- Institutional regulators -- Animation audiences -- Issues of representation -- Considering form in abstract animation.
|aThis text presents an examination of the aesthetics of animation. It provides an overview of the relationship between animation studes and media studies, then focuses on issues concerning flat and dimensional, and limited and full animation. It then looks at specific topics such as gender issues and adaption.
Art in Motion is the first comprehensive examination of the aesthetics of animation in its many forms. It gives an overview of the relationship between animation studies and media studies, then focuses on specific aesthetic issues concerning flat and dimensional animation, full and limited animation, and new technologies. A series of studies on abstract animation, audiences, representation, and institutional regulators is also included. (2008)