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What is animation Paul Wells?

Professor Paul Wells is Director of the Animation Academy, a research group dedicated to cutting edge engagement with Animation and related moving image practices. Spinechillers, Paul’s radio history of the horror film won a Sony Award, while Britannia – The Film was chosen as an Open University set text.

What does animation genre mean?

Animated Films are ones in which individual drawings, paintings, or illustrations are photographed frame by frame (stop-frame cinematography). Animations are not a strictly-defined genre category, but rather a film technique, although they often contain genre-like elements.

Who made first animated movie?

Émile Cohl
The French artist Émile Cohl created the first animated film using what came to be known as traditional animation methods: the 1908 Fantasmagorie.

Is animation a subgenre?

“People think of animation only doing things where people are dancing around and doing a lot of histrionics, but animation is not a genre. Animation is an art form, and it can do any genre. You know, it can do a detective film, a cowboy film, a horror film, an R-rated film or a kids’ fairy tale.

What is animation video?

Animated videos are videos created with original designs, drawings, illustrations or computer-generated effects that have been made to move in an eye-catching way using any number of artistic styles. Although they may integrate live action video, they don’t require any live action recording to convey an idea or story.

Who made cartoons?

French caricature artist Émile Cohl created what is considered to be the world’s first animated cartoon in 1908.

Why is animation called a genre?

Animation is a Genre Conclusion Based on the fact that animated movies all tend to share the same themes and style of storytelling, one could very easily argue that animation is a genre. This argument could even be broken down to encompass different studios as being different sub-genres.

Is animation a genre or medium?

It is important to remember that while the animated cartoon may be considered a genre, animation itself is a medium.