A pioneer shares his memories and insights on the technique he defined • Completes the best-selling trilogy that began withRay Harryhausen: An Animated . A century of stop motion animation: from Méliès to Aardman / Ray of this film genre, from its origins in feature animation in the s through the present day, . NPR coverage of A Century of Stop Motion Animation: From Melies to Aardman by Ray Harryhausen and Tony Dalton. News, author interviews, critics’ picks and .

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I constantly find myself ani,ation this book at least times a year. Amazing Never Before Seen Photos!!! The book also mentions quite a few neat sounding movies I’d never heard of.


A Century of Stop Motion Animation

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jan 23, Jesse Bray rated it it was amazing. The insights of Harryhausen, the pioneer whose name is indelibly linked with stop-motion, add a rich extra dimension to this history, packed with cinematic monsters, fantasy creatures, the imaginings of Tim Burton and Aardman, and much more.

In this book Ray Harryhausen and his co-author Tony Dalton trace the history of the genre to which Ray devoted the whole of his working life, from the almost accidental discovery that inanimate objects could be brought to life on the screen to movies such as Jurassic Park, which combined model animation with computer-based techniques to bring a new generation of prehistoric creatures to life.

Dennis Lynch rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Paul Sandell o it it was amazing Aug 16, It is in new condition, never used. It is a technique that will forever be associated with names No trivia or quizzes yet.

Hill rated it liked it Mar 07, John Lowndes rated it it was amazing Feb 21, No eBook available Amazon. Steven Seelig rated it it was amazing Nov 10, From inside the book. Tony Dalton has known Harryhausen for more than thirty years.


The technique of stop-motion model animation — bringing models to life by filming them one frame at xnimation time — was the most important way of creating cinematic monsters and fantasy creatures before the advent of computer-generated imagery.

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Barry Harding rated it really liked it Apr 02, There is unsurprisingly a pretty heavy focus on Harryhausen and Willis O’Brien in this book.

The writing in this book is actually pretty bad, but the book was obviously put together with a lot of love. It is the coolest! Account Options Sign in.

A Century of Stop-Motion Animation: From Melies to Aardman

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A Century of Stop Motion Animation: No words that wonderful book, with illustrations and stunning photos, I recommend to any fan of film animators and special effects in general note 10! Mike Gubman rated it really liked it Jan 05,