UPA Studios UPA studios did not follow the same path as the other studios and went with a more modern edgier style that contrasted to Disney, Warner, or MGM. Major characters include: Mr. Magoo Gerald Mc Boing Boing Tell Tale Heart, 1953, UPA studios Utilizes kinestasis rather than full animation Darker themes
Abstract and Experimental Animations 69, Robert Breer, 1969 explores how one image relates to another within an animation Object Conversations, Paul Glabiki, 1985 abstract sound, picture, text OffOn, Treasures Series, Program 1, Scott Bartlett, 1968 first to merge video with film, goal was to “marry the technologies” Procedural animation Animation defined and controlled with a computer program Sci viz is related in that is about representing values computed from programs (computational science) Sims creatures Procedural Creatures that move and react based on stimuli but are completely procedural.
Abstract and Experimental Animations The Spine, Chris Landreth, 2009 Explores the idea of Psychorealism: Visually depicting a characters psychological state in their physical appearance
What’s next? Motion capture : Is this animation? How did the following films make you feel? Polar express,2004: By RobertZemekus Beowulf, 2006: By RobertZemekus A ChristmasCarol,2009:By RobertZemekus Avatar,2009: By James Cameron The Adventures of Tin Tin, 2011: By Stephen Spielberg and Peter Jackson