Whether a novice curious about the cartoon production process, a visual arts student who has not yet experienced that big break, or a seasoned professional looking for valuable insight, Animation Development is the go-to guide for creating the perfect pitch.
Animation is a multibillion-dollar industry. Here’s an insider’s guide to getting into that industry, staying there, and getting ahead. Author David B. Levy has interviewed the top pros in animation, including Steven Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob SquarePants; Al Brodax, producer of Yellow Submarine; Teddy Newton, character designer on The Incredibles; Linda Simensky, senior director of PBS Kids; John R. Dilworth, creator of Courage the Cowardly Dog; and dozens of others to get their insights....
"Valuable info for aspiring animators."
From Pygmalion falling for his chiseled Galatea to Dr. Frankenstein marveling at his creature, humans have been enthralled by the possibilities of emotional relationships with their technological creations. Synthesizing cutting-edge research in robotics with the psychology and cultural history of artificial intelligence, Love and Sex with Robots explores this fascination and its far-reaching implications.
"Not as Interesting as it Sounds"
Making the Jump into Small Business Ownership provides the information, encouragement, and insight you need to go from dream to reality. Woven throughout are bits of practical advice based on the authors' years of experience, as well as stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things through small business ownership. With this book as your guide, you can "make the jump" and start creating your own success story.
"Vive la France", by Adam Gopnik; "Picks", by Reeves Wiedeman; "Machine Politics", by David Kushner; "A Ring of One’s Own", by Ariel Levy; "Invitation to a Beheading", by James Wood; and "Going the Distance", by David Denby.