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Toy story : how Pixar reinvented the animated feature

Author: Susan Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2018. ©2018
Series: Animation: key films/filmmakers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New York : Bloomsbury Academic, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2018
(DLC) 2017049214
Named Person: John Lasseter; John Lasseter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Smith
ISBN: 9781501324918 1501324918
OCLC Number: 1006521262
Description: vi, 248 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Noel Brown, Susan Smith and Sam Summers --
Toy story, Pixar and contemporary Hollywood / Peter Kramer --
Toy story and the Hollywood family film / Noel Brown --
The cowboy, the spaceman and the guru : character and convention in the screenwriting of Toy story / Andrew Gay --
New and inherited aesthetics : designing for the Toy story trilogy one film at a time / Heather L. Holian --
Rough and smooth : the everyday textures of Toy story / Lucy Fife Donaldson --
Toying with performance : Toy story, virtual puppetry and computer-animated film acting / Christopher Holliday --
Toy stories through song : Pixar, Randy Newman and the sublimated film musical / Susan Smith --
From shelf to screen : toys as a site of intertextuality / Sam Summers --
Fear, guilt and the future of play in Toy story / Karen Cross --
Mirrors and shadows : duality, illusion and the divided self in Toy story / Jane Batkin --
Woody, Buzz and the Koons corollary ... or why Toy story is art / Paul Wells --
Story is king : understanding the Toy story franchise as an allegory for the studio narrative of Pixar animation / Helen Haswell --
An interview with Steve Segal / Noel Brown --
A guide to further research.
Series Title: Animation: key films/filmmakers.
Other Titles: Toy story (Bloomsbury (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Susan Smith, Noel Brown and Sam Summers.

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Smith, Brown, and Summers' Toy Story examines Toy Story the film as a work of art, a cultural phenomenon, an industry game changer, and as beloved movie. In illuminating both how - and why - Toy Read more...

 
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