Add to it that the biggest moneymaking movie of 2004. The few tomes that covered animated features did not do it as thoroughly as I would have liked.
Well-known films such as Finding Nemo and Shrek are profiled and hundreds of other films, many of them rarely discussed, are analyzed, compared, and catalogued. the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. He is the former vice president of animation for Nickelodeon Movies and has produced several animated television series. Like most reference books, your rating will vary depending on whether you have an interest in the topic, need to look something up, etc. While this is now more than a decade out of date, it's very good for the period it covers, including all animated films in US release—anime hits, Ralph Bakshi, Disney, and Czech and Russian (among others). THE ANIMATED MOVIE GUIDE Jerry Beck Contributing Writers Martin Goodman Andrew Leal W. Miller Fred Patten An A Cappella Book Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Beck, Jerry. Brief guides to made-for-TV movies, direct-to-video releases, foreign films that were never theatrically released in the U. This book also received generous assistance from Leonard Maltin. S., and live-action films with significant animation round out the volume. or as fun without the help of my dedicated friends and enthusiastic colleagues. Competition from the 1930s through the 1980s followed Di s n e y’s superior lead. but the medium’s grow t h in quantity and quality came about only in the last 20 years. Bruno Edera’s 1976 book (Full Length Animated Feature Fi l m s) was woefully out of date. I love the fact that each film used a different technique (CGI. and using the medium in bold new ways by reinventing the tools and techniques themselves. Serious competition began to emerge in the late 1980s as a younger generation of animators broke Disney’s mold (moldy in more ways than one). He is the former vice president of animation for Nickelodeon Movies and has produced several animated television series. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title. \Jerry Beck helped create Animation Magazine and has contributed to such publications as Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He is the author of six books, including Looney Tunes: The Ultimate Visual Guide and Outlaw Animation. He has taught courses on animation at the University of California–Los Angeles, New York University, and The School of the Visual Arts.