Modern American Animation
This article outlines the development of animated films in the United States of America since the end of the 80's and into the mid-century mark of the twenty-first century. The time period is sometimes referred to as the revival of American animation. It was a time when numerous major American entertainment companies restructure and revitalize their animation department after the decline suffered in the 1960s, 70s and 80. From 1988 until the present Return of Disney In the mid 80's, the American animation industry fell into the midst of a scandal. Toy commercials disguised as entertainment shows were the dominant thing to do in the evening and the morning of Saturdays. The only experiment was carried out by independent developers. Even animated films were projected in theaters from time to time however the glitz and glamour of old had gone. Even the animation giant Disney was fighting a corporate acquisition in the 80's, was looking at ending producing animated features. The enthralled audience as well as the critics and animators were taken by surprise when the long-awaited renaissance of animation was launched by the largest and most conservative of corporations, Disney. Disney saw a major change in the 1980s, and under its new CEO Michael Eisner the company relocated back to its roots, returning to its roots and revitalizing their research. The company was greeted with great enthusiasm when in 1988 the institute partnered together with Steven Spielberg to produce the animated film Who Framed Roger Rabbit, directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film had a great success, and gave to the animation industry a long-awaited boost in the era of. Roger Rabbit not only earned an enormous amount of money for Disney however, it also brought about the popularity of classic animated style that is still popular to this day. In the history of animated films, it quickly became an object of study (and their followers). Visit:- A number of directors, business legends like Chuck Jones and Friz Freleng were suddenly in the spotlight and being recognized after years of being largely ignored by audiences as well as industry professionals. Disney continued to build on the success of Who Framed Roger Rabbit? with "The Little Mermaid", the first in a series of animated movies that seemed to rekindle the joy of the golden age of Walt Disney himself. The studio made a lot of investments in new technology of computer-generated animation for such reasons, but could do super-productions like "Beauty and the Beast" and "Aladdin," which attracted viewers who had not experienced for decades. Once was a visual treat which hasn't been over since the time of the 40. The peak of success for Disney was in 1994 when"The Lion King," his most famous film "The Lion King" exceeded any expectations set by the study and became one of the top-rated films of all time. Later Disney films as "Pocahontas," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", "Hercules," "Mulan" and "Tarzan" was blockbusters. Disney is also making its mark in the neglected area of the animated TV shows. Through the popularity of shows like "The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh", "The Adventures of the Gummi Bears Disney" and "Duck adventures", the "new" Disney made his mark in TV pictures. Through repetition and association, Disney can provide high quality animation on TV. A large-scale diffusion series was conducted in mid-nineties, with some critics designating "Gargoyles" as the Disney animation project for TV's most ambitious and finest executed artistically. The music tracks of each of the animated films were an important part of their success because Disney included in each of the films a powerful voice from the world of music, such as Elton John (The Lion King), Luis Miguel (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), Ricky Martin (Hercules), Christina Aguilera (Mulan), Celine Dion (Beauty and the Beast), Ricardo Montaner (Aladin), Jon Secada (Pocahontas), among others. Spielberg with animation Spielberg and Bluth While Disney gave new life for animation Steven Spielberg was making his own mark. Animation was a hobby for him, Spielberg was also interested in creating high-quality animation and worked alongside his rival, Don Bluth animation producer to create "Fievel and the New World." The box office success of this and Bluth's following feature, "In The Land", Hollywood made him realize that Disney was not the only one with the sole right to make animated features. Other Hollywood studios resumed production of its own animated features, but still falling into the trap of trying to imitate the 1997 film of Disney Don Bluth, "Anastasia" produced by Fox and referred to as the one launched the Fox Animation Studios as well as Disney's competitor, however, the studies did not succeed following "Anastasia" and closed in 1999. Like many successful productions from Disney, "Anastasia" was watched by Thalia who performed the main theme of the soundtrack, which was available of Spanish, English and Portuguese. Spielberg and Warner Bros. Spielberg, meanwhile, switched to television and collaborated together with animation studio Warner Bros. to produce "The Tiny Toon Adventures," a top-quality animated series that paid homage to the great cartoons of Termite Terrace. "The Tiny Toon Adventures" was a hit thanks to the young audience, that prompted Warner Bros to resurrect his dying animation studio , and to be again a contender for the world of animated. Tiny Toon Steven Spielberg was a hit. Tiny Toon Steven Spielberg were further developed by showing "Animaniacs" and "Pinky and the Brain". The latter did not just draw new viewers to Warner Bros., but also captivated the attention of adolescents as well as adults. Bakshi's return Ralph Bakshi, director of imaginative animated films like "Fritz the Cat" and original "Lord of the Rings" returned to animation after a brief stop in the mid 80's. In 1985, he joined with youthful Canadian animator John Kricfalusi and the legendary British band "The Rolling Stones" to make an animation music video to promote "The Harlem Shuffle", which was completed in early 1986. Although the music video didn't talk much however, Bakshi created a production team "Bakshi Animation" project continued with the short-lived and well received "The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse." Bakshi & Co, worked on a variety of projects by the end of the 80 The most notable that they worked on was "Cool World: a blonde between two worlds", which debuted in 1992. The production grew out of hand and ended up getting a lot of criticism and ignored by nearly everyone. outsourcing of animation The main reason for increasing the standard of American animation is the capability to outsource the heavy lifting to cheaper animation houses in the South and Southeast Asia gaining a large number of frames at low cost. The character design, script and storyboarding is completed by American offices. The models, storyboards, as well as color books are sent internationally. Sometimes causes problems because no finished product is completed until the frames are sent back to U.S.. Although budgets have been cut, foreign productions houses are selected per episode or even per scene depending on the amount of funds available at the time of. This means that there can be huge differences in quality between each episode. This is evident especially in shows such as "Gargoyles" and "Batman": The Animated Series where, sometimes, the characters are totally different from episode to episode to the dismay of its directors. Adult Animation The Simpsons In the 1990s, there was the first wave of animated series whose primary objective was for adults after an absence in the category for more than a decade. In 1989 "The Simpsons," an animated short that was based on"The Simpsons," a spin-off of "The Tracey Ullman Show," became the first animated series in prime time following "The Flintstones" and captivated an enormous portion of the viewers. It was the first wildly successful show for the newly-established Fox that caused no sensitivity to be a part of popular culture, and getting a wide audience. It was a huge success in 2008 "The Simpsons" seem to show no signs of slowing down and may be able to surpass "Gunsmoke" as the fiction program to air for the longest time in the history of American television. In 2007 , they released their debut movie "The Simpsons: The Movie" and was dub-dubbed by Spanish and Chinese. Ren and Stimpy The year was 1991 when Nickelodeon first aired "The Ren and Stimpy Show," "Ren and Stimpy" was a quirky series run riot violated all the traditional restrictions on correct drawing of Saturday morning and instead favored the quirky style of the short the golden era. Furthermore, the creator, John Kricfalusi, who was animator in the recession of Saturday mornings and was greatly influenced the classic work by Bob Clampett.

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