British Universities Film & Video Council

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Painting by Numbers

Synopsis
Two of the founders of modern computer animation discuss the historical development and current state of the art. The strengths and weaknesses of computer animation are illustrated by stills and clips from the work of Catmull and Blinn.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 45 min.
Year of production
1980
Availability
Sale
Uses
Graphic design courses.*
Subjects
Art; Design
Keywords
animation films; computer animation; computer graphics

Credits

Director
David R Clark
Cast
Diment Tony 
Edwin Catmull 
James F Blinn 

Production Company

Name

University of London Audio-Visual Centre

Notes
Closed down.

Distributor

Name

British Universities Film & Video Council

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
The BUFVC’s distribution library of videos and DVDs includes Samuel Beckett’s EH JOE! starring Patrick Magee, and two series of InterUniversity History Film Consortium films which make extensive use of archive footage. NB The IUHFC films have been digitised for free, online viewing by UK HE institutions - see British Universities Film & Video Council InterUniversity History Film Consortium Films (qv).

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