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Author Giesen, Rolf, author.

Title Chinese animation : a history and filmography, 1922-2012 / Rolf Giesen.

Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.43340951 GIES    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 208 pages, 8 variously numbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-196) and index.
Contents Introduction and overview: a strong nation of animation -- The 1920s: the Wan brothers and the origin of Shanghai Animation -- The 1930s: Japanese invaders and the Dancing camel -- The 1940s: Shanghai, Changchun and back -- The 1950s: the classic period: watercolors, cut-paper, origami, and puppet animation -- The 1960s: havoc and the Cultural Revolution -- The 1970s: the aftermath of Cultural Revolution -- The 1980s: reform period, transitional stage and decline -- The 1990s: the end of Shanghai Animation Studio's monopoly -- 2000 and on: relaunching animation in China -- The digital future in cartoons and interactive games -- Afterword: a new era.
Summary "With an output of 250,000 minutes annually, and with 8,000 producers and production units around, the Chinese are leading the field of animated films. It is almost impossible to completely cover ninety years of filmmaking, this guide provides a comprehensible introduction to the industry's infancy, its Golden Age and today's Chinese animation"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Animated films -- China -- History.
Animated films -- China -- Catalogs.
ISBN 9780786459773