computer animation

(redirected from Computer animated)

computer animation

[kəm′pyüd·ər an·ə′mā·shən]
(computer science)
The use of a computer to present, either continuously or in rapid succession, pictures on a cathode-ray tube or other device, graphically representing a time developing system at successive times.

computer animation

The creation of animated sequences within the computer. Contrast with stop-motion animation.
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During the Fall 1999 season the studio has five computer animated series on air in the North American market, including: "ReBoot" on the Cartoon Network and YTV; "Beast Wars," "Transformers" and "Beast Machines" on FOX KIDS and YTV; "Weird-Ohs" on FOX Family Channel and YTV and "Shadow Raiders" on YTV.
Kleiser-Walczak first coined the brand name Synthespian(SM) in 1989 to describe their computer animated performers that move with believably life-like motion.
OB) Tuesday announced the company's first game for the Xbox(TM) video game console from Microsoft(TM) will be based on DreamWorks Pictures computer animated comedy, Shrek, which opens nationwide on May 18.
Making its home video/Disney DVD debut on October 17, "Toy Story 2" is the exciting all-new sequel to the landmark 1995 computer animated blockbuster from Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios.
Sextant's strategic business plan has been to consolidate leading companies in various sectors of the entertainment industry and to organize these operations into six divisions: film production, television production, distribution, new media (including internet distribution), post-production/visual effects and computer animated production.
The first offering from Creative Forces will be a computer animated short about paper clips.
Sharkslayer is a computer animated family comedy set beneath the ocean waves and features the voice talents of Will Smith, Robert DeNiro, Renee Zellweger, Angelina Jolie, Jack Black, Martin Scorsese, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Pastore and Peter Falk.
Known for its ground-breaking use of computer animation in feature films, Pixar's list of blockbuster motion pictures includes "Toy Story," the first computer animated feature film; "A Bug's Life"; and Golden Globe-winner "Toy Story 2.
ShoWest 2001 will be hosting a special advance screening of DreamWorks' upcoming computer animated comedy "Shrek," starring the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz and John Lithgow, on Wednesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.
The upstart studio's first animated feature, "Prince of Egypt," is due in 1998, as is the computer animated film.
Best known as the pioneer of computer animated television series for the groundbreaking "Reboot" and for its award-winning "Barbie as Rapunzel" direct-to-video feature, Mainframe also created the logo, branding and original animation segments for this year's MTV Movie Awards, and is currently producing 13 episodes of "Spider-Man" for Sony Pictures Television.
The company is best known as the pioneer of computer animated television series for the groundbreaking ReBoot.

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