ALCHEMY OF ANIMATION
The Alchemy of Animation: Making an Animated Film in the Modern Ageis a step-by-step introduction to animated filmmaking from one of the foremost producers of animated features. By drawing (sorry!) upon more than seven decades of Disney's classic and beloved animated films, this stunning book explores the role of the directors, story artists, songwriters, and animators who each play an integral role in the creation of an animated feature.
This book includes a special focus on the digital techniques of filmmaking and fresh, behind-the-scenes work from the most current Disney films, includingChicken Little,Meet the Robinsons,andBolt,as well as showing other forms of animation such as the stop-motion ofTim Burton's Nightmare Before ChristmasandJames and the Giant Peach.