Most popular Animated films books
The most popular Animated films books currently available. Updated weekly.
Once you've downloaded the free app you just scan the pages and all the toys jump out in 3D animation onto your book. Play with Woody; Help Woody and his friends collect the augmented reality clues and then unlock a hidden Toy Story 4 character! It's an augmented reality adventure to infinity...
The Art of Toy Story 4 offers exclusive access to the intricate creative process and brilliant minds behind the next film in Pixar's beloved franchise.
This comprehensive history of Japanese animation draws on Japanese primary sources and testimony from industry professionals to explore the production and reception of anime, from its early faltering steps, to the international successes of Spirited Away and Pokemon.
An exclusive look at the making of Wes Anderson's newest animated film, Isle of Dogs
The art of Disney's upcoming computer-animated musical, Frozen (in theatres November 2013), featuring concept art from the making of the film.
The official companion to Netflix's hit animated comedy, which the New Yorker calls "one of the most emotionally ambitious and goofiest series on television"
Concept sketches, fully rendered character & background drawings, paintings & cel images from Miyazaki's most celebrated film.
The true story of how a seemingly down-and-out company made Steve Jobs an overnight billionaire
With this interactive book, kids will learn all kinds of animation techniques through exciting, hands-on projects. No previous experience required!
This book looks at The Simpsons place in the pop culture firmament, from inspirations like Mad magazine to its critical role in the renaissance of animated television. The author recounts the birth of the show, discusses its remarkable merchandising success, and examines the show's popularity as the longest running episodic program in TV history.
The Anime Boom in the United States is a comprehensive and empirically grounded study of the expansion of anime marketing and sales into the United States. It explores the transnational networks of anime production and marketing while also investigating the cultural and artistic processes the art form inspired.
Using hundreds of drawings, this book distills the secrets of the masters into a working system in order to create a book that has become the standard work on all forms of animation for professionals, students and fans. It also includes more on animal action, invention and realism with sophisticated animation examples.
The first-ever comprehensive history of animation surveys the evolution of this dynamic industry around the world - from Hollywood to Tokyo, from Moscow to Sydney.
Featureing Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn and Luke Treadaway Utterly original, deeply moving and very funny, this is the story of Raymond Briggs' parents' marriage, lady's maid Ethel and milkman Ernest, from their first chance encounter in 1928, through the birth of their son Raymond in 1934, to their deaths, within months of each other, in 1971.
The fascinating and funny behind-the-scenes story of claymation experts Aardman Animations, from humble beginnings to Hollywood, told in their own words by Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Nick Park and Richard Starzak.
A visual celebration of DreamWorks Animation's 20th anniversary, featuring concept art, pre-production designs and character sketches from all 30 of the studio's films.
Go behind-the-scenes of the animated mega-sequel with this tome of production artwork, including character designs and environments. After reuniting with his long-lost father, Po continues his "legendary adventures of awesomeness". He must train a village of clumsy pandas to help him defeat the villainous Kai, while facing a supernatural threat.
The animated science-fiction adventures of Rick and Morty are irreverent, shocking, and hilarious--from the cynical and rapid-fire one liners, to the grotesquely and endearing character designs. Now, take a deep trans-dimensional dive into the creation of these many insane universes with The Art of Rick and Morty!
In "Rise of the Guardians", North, Bunnymund, Tooth, and Sandman try to recruit Jack Frost to stop Pitch from putting an end to childhood belief and plunging the world into eternal darkness. This title offers a look at the ways artists and craftspeople collaborated to create a CG movie in 3D that may change the way we look at childhood.
An in-depth look into the making of Pixar's upcoming animated film, Zootropolis.
Shows you how to pose your character, create emotion through facial expressions, and stage your character to create drama. This book includes assignments that allow you to join in and bring your drawing to the next level with concrete techniques, as well as more theoretical analysis.
"Brave" is Pixar's first fairy tale: a lush, animated adventure through the forests and highlands of medieval Scotland. Featuring behind-the-scenes interviews with the film's many artists, this book showcases the gorgeous concept art that went into the creation of the movie.
Background, setting, environment, whatever you call it, it is the silent character in the visual story, and a dynamic and compelling setting can define and hone the action and drama of your story. This title can help you create the Gotham for your Batman, the African savannah for your Simba, or the bustling newsroom for your Clark Kent.
Looks at the development and teamwork involved in a major animated film or television production, using The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! as an exemplar. This book presents behind-the-scenes insights into the making of feature film, Shaun the Sheep the Movie.
This study provides the first book-length critical history of storyboarding, from the birth of cinema to the present day and beyond. It discusses the role of storyboarding in key films including Gone with the Wind , Psycho and The Empire Strikes Back , and is illustrated with a wide range of images.
The Art of Moana is the latest title in our exceptional series showcasing artwork from the creation of Walt Disney Animations' latest releases.
Stan Winston and his team have been creating characters, creatures and monsters for the silver screen, from "The Terminator" to the dinosaurs of "Jurassic Park". This book reveals the behind-the-scenes secrets of his groundbreaking artistry and effects work. It features sketches, production art, and photographs from the studio archives.
Teaches how animations should be arranged in relation to each other, how much space should be used and how long each drawing should be shown for maximum dramatic effect. This title includes timing for digital production, digital storyboarding in 2d, digital storyboarding in 3d, the use of After Effects and much more.