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ID: 300263870
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263870

 

Record Type: concept
silhouette animation (cutout animation, animation (process), ... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Type of cutout animation in which flat silhouettes, often highly intricate, cut out of paper or other stiff material are silhouetted with back lighting, minutely readjusted, and each position photographed with single frame exposures. The technique was first developed by Lotte Reiniger in Germany during the 1920s.
 
Terms:
silhouette animation (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
animation, silhouette (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
silhouetanimatie (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
animación con siluetas (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
.... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <processes and techniques by specific type>
........ <processes and techniques by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <image-making processes and techniques>
............ <image-making processes and techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of animation (process)
................ animation (process) (G)
Hierarchy of cutout animation
.................... cutout animation (G)
Hierarchy of silhouette animation
........................ silhouette animation (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Type leganimatie waarbij platte, vaak uiterst ingewikkelde profielen uit papier of een ander stijf materiaal worden gesneden, waarna hiervan met behulp van achtergrondverlichting schaduwbeelden worden gemaakt. De profielen worden minutieus bewogen en van iedere stand wordt een apart beeld gefilmd. De techniek werd voor het eerst door Lotte Reiniger in de jaren '20 van de 20e eeuw in Duitsland ontwikkeld. 
Spanish ..... El tipo de animación de recorte en el cual las siluetas, a menudo altamente intrincados planos, cortados del papel o de otro material tieso se siluetean con la iluminación trasera y cada posición se fotografía con exposiciones del marco. La técnica fue desarrollada por Lotte Reiniger en Alemania durante los años 1920. 

Sources and Contributors:
animación con siluetas............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
.........................................  Feldman, El Cine, Cara y CEA (1984) 33
silhouetanimatie............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
silhouette animation............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
...................................  AATA database (2002-) 128800 checked 26 January 2012
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "motion-picture technology: noncellular animation" Accessed 10/25/00
...................................  Taves et al., Moving Image Genre-Form Guide [online] (1988) "Appendix B: Animation Subdivisions" Accessed 10/25/00
...................................  Yee, Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms (1988) 88
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  AATA database (2002-) 128800 checked 26 January 2012
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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