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Dream Worlds: Production Design for Animation

Dream Worlds: Production Design for Animation
Your Price: $53.95 CDN
Author: Hans Bacher
Publisher: Focal Press
Format: Hardcover
# of Pages: 216
Pub. Date: 2007
ISBN-10: 0240520939
ISBN-13: 9780240520933

About the Book:

Hans Bacher is acknowledged as one of the greats of production design for animation and Dream Worlds represents his unparalleled access to Disney's archives where he uncovered eye-popping examples of both his own work and that of his colleagues.

With illustrations from Bambi, Mulan, Beauty and the Beast, Brother Bear and many more – Dream Worlds: Production Design for Animation is a visual feast of never-before-seen artwork, complete with insight from the artist on how and why the designs were created as they were. Don't miss out on this unique chance to see behind the scenes of some of the best animated films ever made!

What people say:

"Dream Worlds will be the definitive work on art direction and production design. Bacher covers decades of memorable animated films. There is really no other book like this out there." — Nancy Beiman: Animator, Director, Character Designer, Author & Professor

"I have been lucky to have known Hans Bacher and learned from his genius for over 30 years. When it comes to color, composition and design, Hans is in a class by himself. Look through the pages of Dream Worlds and be inspired by Hans' high standards and his art. It is a feast for the eyes." — Andreas Deja, Supervising Animator, Walt Disney Studios

"Hans Bacher is a rare person – a top of the tree professional artist, production designer, animator, archivist, and generous teacher." — Richard Williams, author of The Animator's Survival Kit

"Dream Worlds is a must have for its visuals alone – I can only describe them as gorgeous…." — World Animation Journal

About the Author:

Hans P. Bacher is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning German animation artist who is acknowledged as one of the legends in animation film design. He was a major influence on the production design of Disney films for over 20 years. His work saw him creating the production design for such historic films as Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Lion King, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Atlantis: The Lost Empire and Mulan amongst others. He has been honoured with the Golden Camera Award and the prestigious "Annie" animation award for "Outstanding Individual Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production" for his work on the blockbuster Mulan. He now lives in Singapore where he teaches at Nanyang Technological University.

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