Cracking Animation - Softcover


Babs: "Morning, Ginger. Back from holiday?" Ginger: "I wasn't on holiday, Babs. I was in solitary confinement." Babs: "Oh, it's nice to get a bit of time to yourself, isn't it?"  – Chicken Run

  • This is the expanded and definitive edition of Cracking Animation, the smash hit guide to the history and processes behind stop-motion animation.
  • This book invites you to marvel at the multi-Oscar-winning artistry, inventiveness, and distinctive warmth of Aardman Animations’ masterpieces – including Wallace & Gromit, Chicken Run and Shaun the Sheep, immerse yourself in the following never-before-seen material:
    • ‘The Aardman Showcase’: a brand-new chapter offering exclusive interviews with the producer and director of Aardman’s latest blockbuster, Shaun the Sheep; the Movie
    •  ‘Making a Film’: a special segment giving you unprecedented behind-the-scenes insight into the making of The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
    •  A revised chapter on CGI technology that explores and celebrates the very latest, up-to-the-minute developments in the field.
  • Cracking Animation is an indispensable guide to the process of 3-D animation. It is packed with practical, fully illustrated, and step-by-step descriptions of all the elements involved. This is quite simply the best publication on stop-motion animation – not only cracking good fun for fans of Aardman, but also a must-read for anyone with an interest in animated film. 

Pages: 272 

Published: September 2015 

Size (cm): 24 x 25 x 2

Every purchase supports ACMI.

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