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Animated Realism: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Animated Documentary Genre

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With the development and accessibility of animation tools and techniques, filmmakers are blurring the boundaries between documentary filmmaking and animation. The intimacy, imperfection and charm of the animated form is providing live-action and animation directors with unique ways to tell stories, humanize events and convey information not easily adapted for live-action m ...more
Paperback, 206 pages
Published November 29th 2011 by Focal Press
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Roberto Mattos
Mar 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
If you are expecting to learn how to do animation, this is not the book for you. This is a superb book on why we should use animation on documentary film-making. The author brings to the book all her experience and through interviews with some masters on the subject, she was able to compose a very easy reading and enjoyable learning tool. It gives you so many ideas and sparkles the desire of starting a new project right after finishing reading the book.
She interviews Yoni Goodman and talks about
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Dani Peloquin
Apr 07, 2012 rated it it was ok
I LOVE graphic novels, comics, and animated features. My favorite part of the Oscars is the award for best animated short. When I saw that this book was coming on the market, I knew that I had to get a copy! Some of my favorite artists are included in this book and with the promise of in-depth interviews...I thought it was a complete win!

Unfortunately, I was greatly disappointed. Even from the very beginning of the book, the preface in fact, it appears that the author is a bit confused as to the
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