Animation Essays

3d Animation, Its Effect on Mass Communication

Introduction 3d animation is a form of Computer graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 2D images. 3d is a type of graphics in which its images look like they are real world images i. e. omputer games and animated movies are the common examples of 3d, 3d graphics are modeled or originated by a process known as 3d modeling, this process is done…

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Howls Moving Castle

The Fantasy animated film ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ by award winning director and screenwriter Hayao Miyazaki. Hayao Miyazaki also has an award winning Movie called ‘Spirited Away’. The English version was released June 10, 2005 in USA and Canada. The Japanese version was released September 5, 2004. It is a great movie for identifying camera shots, camera angles, music, camera movement, sound effects, how characters set the themes etc. Firstly there is a great variety of camera techniques. There is panning…

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Synopsis_ Animation Film Industry in India

The animated films market is growing at a fast rate in India, where in the last few year alone, many animated films were announced. Year 2012 saw the box office release of several animated movies in the country, such as Chotta Bheem and the curse of Damayan,Krishna aur Kansh,Makkhi and Delhi Safari.The mainstream film industry too is increasingly using animation and special effects. In the last 18 months, Bollywood has released several Hindi movies with special effects and animation, such…

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The Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc.

To Acquire or Not to Acquire? In November 2005, Robert Iger, the newly appointed CEO of the Walt Disney Company, eagerly awaited the box office results of Chicken Little, the company’s second computer-generated (CG) feature film. He knew that, for Disney as a whole to be successful, he had to get the animation business right, particularly the new CG technology that was rapidly supplanting hand-drawn animation.1 Yet the company had been reliant on a contract with animation studio Pixar, which…

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External Communications Anaylsis – Walt Disney Corporation

Public relations have always realized the importance of communication with its target audiences. Without it, an organization runs the risk of inconsistent public opinion from both its internal and external publics. Effective external communication is a vital part of an organizations public relations strategy. An organization may have several objectives in mind when it communicates with its external publics. Some of these include: Providing information to consumers about the organizations products and services Promoting the organization Respond to inquires concerning…

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History of Animation

The zoetrope is a device which creates the image of a moving picture. The earliest elementary zoetrope was created in China around 180 AD by the prolific inventor Ting Huan Made from translucent paper or mica panels, Huan hung the device over a lamp. The rising air turned vanes at the top from which hung the pictures painted on the panels would appear to move if the device is spun at the right speed. Magic Lantern (1600) The magic lantern…

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South Park’s Satire

South Park, a widely popular animated television series created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, debuted August 13, 1997 on Comedy Central. Intended for mature audiences, the show has become infamous for its crude, surreal, satirical, and dark humor that covers a wide range of topics. This type of comedy is widely successful across a variety of shows, due in part to societies conformation to social archetypes, which prohibits unacceptable behavior. These shows display characters who have freedom to act…

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Psychology of Homer Simpsons

The Simpsons have been America’s phenomenal cartoon TV series that has a chilling resemblance to the typical family, if it would be viewed in a different angle removing the humour and exaggerations. The melodious opening song, Bart’s writing on the board, to the sofa antic just gives that tinge of spice to the expecting viewers. However, what usually catches the interest of the people is Homer. His credulous and sometimes sordid character ironically gives justice to the struggle of middle…

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Big Hero 6 Animation

Hiro Hamada is a 14-year-old robotics genius who lives in the futuristic city of San Fransokyo, and spends his time participating in back-alley robot fights. His older brother, Tadashi, worried that Hiro is wasting his potential, takes him to the robotics lab at his university, where Hiro meets Tadashi’s friends, GoGo Tomago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon, and Fred, as well as Baymax, a personal healthcare companion Tadashi created. Amazed, Hiro decides to apply to the school. He presents his project—microbots, swarms…

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Case Summary the Walt Disney

According to the case the Walt Disney Company is a highly diversified company. Over the years, starting from 1923, it has pursued a wide range of diversification strategies. Using horizontal integration Walt Disney operates in media network, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products and direct marketing. From another hand Walt Disney favoured vertical integration: for instance, many of its products (books, magazines, audio and computer software etc.) were sold in stores simultaneously owned by Disney (forward vertical integration)….

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Jebediah Springfield Paper

Did you know that the annual celebration of the founding of Springfield brings all the people of Springfield together and raises the overall happiness levels of Springfield by over 65%? This may show why Lisa Simpson should not tell the truth about Jebediah Springfield to the people of Springfield. The reason why Lisa Simpson should not tell the truth about Jebediah Springfield to the people of Springfield is because it would cause an uproar, and ruin the holiday and therefore…

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Walt Disney Pixar Analysis

The Walt Disney-Pixar merger carries a number of convincing advantages for Disney, but Pixar shareholders should be less enthusiastic about such a deal. Pixar’s resources and capabilities have set a standard that is extremely difficult to imitate. Through its highly talented employee pool, culture of creativity and collaboration, and proprietary 3D computer animation software, Pixar has created a competitive advantage in the animation film industry that yielded average total box office sales of $538 million with just six movies. Pixar…

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Japanese Animation – Hayao Miyazaki

Japanese animations have been my favorite of all times. It has always been pleasing to my eyes. The word people call for Japanese animation is Anime. I never thought we watched an Anime in Animation 101 class. So on 8th October, we watched Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece film called Spirited Away in behind the scenes. The synopsis of the film is that a young girl, Chichiro, stumbles into the land of the spirits (the place with Japanese’s folklores), where her parents…

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Introduction Anime Effects

INTRODUCTION Most of the teenagers, children or even adults are watching anime. Some of them are watching Anime in a private way that can make them understand and concentrate to the story, but there are times that it is watched by group, they say that it is more fun to watch Anime with friends or even strangers, but the more the audience the more the interruption. Japanese animation is called Anime. The word is the abbreviated pronunciation of “animation” in…

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Why Many Adults Enjoy Animated Movies

Animated movies are not only targeted on children because there are many grownups now that are fond of them as well. There are three reasons why many adults enjoy animated movies that are because they attract to the moral lesson, characterization and their nostalgia. Adults enjoy animated movies because of nostalgia. Watching an animated movies gave them nostalgia or memories that have sentimental value in their previous life as a children. For example, we know that ‘Popeye the Sailor Man’…

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