computer animation

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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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This unique computer-animated film from director Simon Rouby tells the story of 12-year-old Adama, a young boy who has only known the safety and comfort of his African village.
Before long, the two rivals have to bond to escape demented next-door neighbour Sid (Erik von Detten) and find their way back to their pint-sized owner in Pixar's computer-animated masterpiece.
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Bob the Builder On Site: Roads & Bridges is an installment of the popular children's DVD series featuring the cheerful, hardworking, computer-animated host of Bob--and custom footage filmed at real construction sites
What: Computer-animated series, set in the year 2551, about two children's quest to rescue their mother from an evil group called the Sphere.
Animators used aspects of the 2003 advance to render the hair of computer-animated doubles for Naomi Watts in last year's film King Kong.
The master of computer-animated forms, Greg Lynn, professes an almost truth-to-materials ethic, while Zaha Hadid, less surprisingly, confirms that 'the choice of a certain materiality of an architectural object follows the initial architectural concept'.
A NEW two-disc version of the hit computer-animated comedy, including previously-unseen extras.
This Osca[R]-winning computer-animated short is a striking portrait, by turns grotesque and beautiful, of animator Ryan Larkin.
Shrek 2, the second instalment of the computer-animated hit, opened on July 2 and is expected to smash box office records.
Also next year, listen for Ellen in a new computer-animated film from Disney and Pixar, giving voice to a comic sidekick in Finding Nemo, an underwater adventure about fish, set in the Great Barrier Reef.
Elevator World, by Mitchell Rose, ironically juxtaposes computer-animated layouts with a New Age-y voiceover to demonstrate the polite spatial placement of elevator riders.

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