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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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Monsters University is Pixar's first attempt at a prequel and as one of its most beloved computer-animated films, it was very risky.
While denying there was a schism with DreamWorks, whose computer-animated films include Shrek and Madagascar, Park said that there were cultural disparities.
Toy Story 3 ably demonstrated that magical computer-animated films are alive and well and 2010 is shaping up to be a vintage period for the medium with How To Train Your Dragon in March and the delights of Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'Hoole and MegaMind still to come.
It takes a massive team effort to bring computer-animated films to the big screen, and Andy reveals exactly what goes on behind-the-scenes: "A Pixar film usually takes about four years from the very start to the very end and in the studio there are usually a few films on the go at any one time.
July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) presents PIXAR: 25 Years of Animation, a major exhibition of over 500 works by the artists at Pixar Animation Studios, including drawings, paintings, and sculptures that illustrate the creative process and craftsmanship behind Pixar's wildly successful computer-animated films.
Meet the Robinsons combines elements of previous computer-animated films without the story to hold it together.
Computer-animated films may be grounded in fantasy but one of the secrets behind making them blockbusters remains buried deep within human psychology.
The deal, said to be worth just under one million dollars, will pave the way for three computer-animated films.
In addition, because the Commercial Division can share artistic and technical resources from PDI/DreamWorks' Feature Animation Division (creators of the computer-animated films ANTZ and the upcoming SHREK), a high level of quality and technical expertise is available to commercial clients.
She was intimately involved in developing the studio's unique capability to deliver two computer-animated films per year and expanding our production operations for our upcoming direct-to-video projects.
and ``Toy Story,'' Pixar has taken the success of computer-animated films to unprecedented levels.
A radical collaboration of computer-animated films, Imax's "CyberWorld 3D," presented by Intel(R), features all-new characters as well as familiar characters from such popular productions as "The Simpsons" (20th Century Fox Film Corp.

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