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Animation in Asia and the Pacific

£22.99

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Animation has had a global renaissance during the 1990s, and nowhere is this more evident than in Asia. With the exception of China and Japan, most Asian nations are relatively new to this art form. Over the last decade, countries such as Taiwan, South Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand, as well as China, have acted as major offshore production plants for North American and European studios. One of the spurs for this increase in activity has been the global growth of terrestrial, cable, satellite, and video systems, all demanding large menus of programming, including animation. A second spur has been the exceptional popularity that Japanese anim has enjoyed across Asia, Europe, and the United States.

Despite these developments, there has not been corresponding growth of a serious literature covering industrial and aesthetic issues about Asian animation, and the small amount of work that has been produced has not been published in English. Animation in Asia and the Pacific provides the first continent-wide analysis, delving into issues of production, distribution, exhibition, aesthetics, and regulation in this burgeoning field. Animation in Asia and the Pacific also offers vignettes of the fascinating experiences of a group of animation pioneers. The historical and contemporary perspectives derive from interviews, textual analysis, archival research, and participation/observation data.

Good condition. Slight bumping to the corners of hardback cover.
White label stuck on the bottom of the half-title page, and creasing to the bottom of the free end paper.

Item details

Added value:
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Author(s):
Edited by John A. Lent
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0253340357
ISBN-13:
9780253340351
Number of pages:
270
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Title:
Animation in Asia and the Pacific

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Animation has had a global renaissance during the 1990s, and nowhere is this more evident than in Asia. With the exception of China and Japan, most Asian nations are relatively new to this art form. Over the last decade, countries such as Taiwan, South Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand, as well as China, have acted as major offshore production plants for North American and European studios. One of the spurs for this increase in activity has been the global growth of terrestrial, cable, satellite, and video systems, all demanding large menus of programming, including animation. A second spur has been the exceptional popularity that Japanese anim has enjoyed across Asia, Europe, and the United States.

Despite these developments, there has not been corresponding growth of a serious literature covering industrial and aesthetic issues about Asian animation, and the small amount of work that has been produced has not been published in English. Animation in Asia and the Pacific provides the first continent-wide analysis, delving into issues of production, distribution, exhibition, aesthetics, and regulation in this burgeoning field. Animation in Asia and the Pacific also offers vignettes of the fascinating experiences of a group of animation pioneers. The historical and contemporary perspectives derive from interviews, textual analysis, archival research, and participation/observation data.

Good condition. Slight bumping to the corners of hardback cover.
White label stuck on the bottom of the half-title page, and creasing to the bottom of the free end paper.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Edited by John A. Lent
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0253340357
ISBN-13:
9780253340351
Number of pages:
270
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Title:
Animation in Asia and the Pacific

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