Adaptation for Animation: Transforming Literature Frame by Frame

Author:   Hannes Rall (Associate professor, Nanyang Technological University)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781138886483


Pages:   472
Publication Date:   11 July 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Talented animation artists often neglect successful storytelling in favor of strong visuals, but now you can have both with this complete guide to adaptation for animation. Veteran independent filmmaker Hannes Rall teaches you how to draw and adapt inspiration from copyright-free materials like fairy tales, myths, and classic literature, making it easier than ever to create your own compelling narrative. Particular focus is given to making the adequate narrative and visual choices when transferring a text from page to screen: How to create a successful adaptation. With sections on subjects like transcultural adaptations, visual poetry and production design, this book is just the right mix of practical advice, lavish illustrations, and industry case studies to give you everything you need to start adapting your story today. Key features: Learn to apply concepts of adapting classic and modern literature for animation in different techniques Exclusive interviews with animation legends Giannalberto Bendazzi, John Canemaker, Ishu Patel and Georges Schwizgebel Lavishly illustrated with 325 color images (mostly never published before) that give thrilling insights into the visual development of award-winning animated adaptations

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Author:   Hannes Rall (Associate professor, Nanyang Technological University)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   CRC Press
ISBN:  

9781138886483


ISBN 10:   1138886483
Pages:   472
Publication Date:   11 July 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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Hannes Rall is a tenured Associate Professor at the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Area Coordinator of the Digital Animation Program at ADM. Hannes Rall has shown his work in exhibitions and been an invited speaker for workshops and conferences in more than 20 countries worldwide. He has specialized in adapting classic literature, folk legends and fairy tales for animation from both Western and Asian source material. His films have been screened in more than 550 festivals and won 65 international awards. He is a member of the Society of Animation Studies. Hannes has conducted research as principal investigator (PI) in 11 interdisciplinary research grants and been awarded 11 major film funding grants. His book Animation: From Concept to Production was published by CRC Press in 2017.

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