Essay On Animation

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DEFINITION OF ANIMATION

Animation is the process of making the illusion of motion and change by means of the rapid display of a sequence of static images that minimally differ from each other. The illusion—as in motion pictures in general is thought to rely on the phi phenomenon. Animators are artists who specialize in the creation of animation. Animation can be recorded with either analogue media, a flip book, motion picture film, video tape, digital media, including formats with animated GIF, Flash animation and digital video. To display animation, a digital camera, computer, or projector are used along with new technologies that are produced. Animation creation methods include the traditional animation creation method and those involving
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Eventhough filmmakers in Japan experimented with animation earlier, the first widely popular anime series was Osamu Tezuka 's Astro Boy on 1693. During the 1970s, anime development going further, separating itself from its Western roots, and developing unique genres such as mecha. During this period several film makers became famous, especially Hayao Miyazaki and Mamoru Oshii.
Furthermore on the 1980s, anime was accepted in the mainstream in Japan, and experienced a boom in production. The first start of the Gundam franchise, and the beginning of Rumiko Takahashi 's career began in this decade. Moreover Akira set records in 1988 for the production costs of an anime.The on 1990 and on 2000 saw an increased acceptance of anime in overseas markets. Next, Akira and Ghost in the Shell on 1995 became famous worldwide. Series like Neon Genesis Evangelion and Cowboy Bebop were popular in Japan and attracted attention from the West. Spirited Away shared the first prize at the 2002 Berlin Film Festival and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2003, and Innocence: Ghost in the Shell was featured at the 2004 Cannes Film

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