French Animation History

French Animation History

Author(s): Richard Neupert

Published Online: 30 AUG 2012 09:11AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444338362

Online ISBN: 9781444392586

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392586

About this Book

French Animation History is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of animation, illuminating the exceptional place France holds within that history.

  • Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2011
  • The first book dedicated exclusively to this history
  • Explores how French animators have forged their own visual styles, narrative modes, and technological innovations to construct a distinct national style, while avoiding the clichés and conventions of Hollywood's commercial cartoons
  • Includes more than 80 color and black and white images from the most influential films, from early silent animation to the recent internationally renowned Persepolis
  • Essential reading for anyone interested in the study of French film

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