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Animating Space: From Mickey to WALL-E

J.P. Telotte


Animators work within a strictly defined, limited space that requires difficult artistic decisions. The blank frame presents a dilemma for all animators, and the decision as to what to include and leave out raises important questions about artistry, authorship, and cultural influence. This book explores how animation has confronted the blank template, and how responses to that confrontation have changed. Focusing on American animation, the book tracks the development of animation in line with changing cultural attitudes toward space and examines innovations that elevated the medium from a nove ... More

Keywords: animation, animators, artistry, authorship, cultural influence, space, Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros., Pixar Studios

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813125862
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125862.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J.P. Telotte, author