FROM DOODLES TO PIXELS: A JOURNEY THROUGH SPANISH ANIMATION (DEL TRAZO AL PIXEL: UN RECORRIDO POR LA NIMACIÓN ESPAÑOLA)

"From Doodles To Pixels" is an extraordinary compilation of the best of Spanish animated film. It tours a century of talent through around fifty short films, a selection of animated commercials, and the first Spanish animated feature film for adults, HISTORIAS DE AMOR Y MASACRE, carefully restored for this edition. These three DVDs not only reflect the diversity of techniques that make animation an art that knows no boundaries, but also offer a journey through the aesthetic evolution of a country that has lived through times of scarcity and isolation before becoming one of the richest creative talent pools in the international arena. This boxed set includes a 160 page booklet with information on each film.

 
SKETCHES VALERIANO LEÓN (Garabatos Valeriano LeÓn) (Jaume Baguñà, 1944)

SKETCHES VALERIANO LEÓN (Garabatos Valeriano LeÓn) (Jaume Baguñà, 1944)

THE WIZARD'S REVENGE (La venganza del brujo) (Salvador Gijón, 1944)

THE WIZARD'S REVENGE (La venganza del brujo) (Salvador Gijón, 1944)

THE HAT (El sombrero) (Robert Balser, 1964)

THE HAT (El sombrero) (Robert Balser, 1964)

the warrior maiden (La doncella guerrera) (Julio Taltavull, 1975)

the warrior maiden (La doncella guerrera) (Julio Taltavull, 1975)

Animal (Miguel Díez Lasangre, 1999)

Animal (Miguel Díez Lasangre, 1999)

 
 
 

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Format: DVD-PAL / Region 0
(No Regional Code)

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Shorts: 1942-1999
(1942-1999)

• This group of films includes the works of Josep Escobar, Joaquim Muntañola, Jaume Baguñà, Salvador Gijón, Fermí Marimón, Robert Balser, Rafael Ruiz Balerdi, Miquel Esparbé, Julio Taltavull, Pablo Núñez, Gabriel Blanco, Pablo Llorens, Miguel Diez Lasangre & Javier Mariscal.

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Shorts: 2001-2015
(2001-2015)

• This group of films includes the works of Carles Porta, Fran Bravo, Ignacio Ferreras, Sam, Juan Pablo Etcheverry, Raúl Arroyo, Alberto González Vázquez, Rodrigo Blaas, Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez, David Bestué, Marc Vives, Isabel Herguera, Miguel Gallardo, Guillermo Garcia Carsí, Rocío Álvarez, Coke Riobóo, Izibene Oñederra, Anna Solanas, Marc Riba, Cesar Diaz Meléndez, Tomàs Bases & Frederic Amat.

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Stories of Love and Carnage (Historias de amor y masacre)
(1979)

• Historias de amor y masacre premiered at the heigh of the transition to democracy and became a vitriolaic vision of a Spain yet to be defined, in which the most subversive cartoonists produced a snapshot that today would still be accurate, with large doses of sarcasm, sex, blood, irony, violence, nerve and guts. The authors appear in the credits "in strict order from the bad to the good ones": Óscar, Perich, Gila, Vallés, Fer, JA, Chumy, and Ivà. Each author produced a short film, except Perich, who sketched shorter gags that serve to link together the different sequences.

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Pioneers
(1909-1935)

• This group of films includes the works of Segundo de Chomón, Ricardo Gardía "K-Hito", Josep Serra i Massana & Enrique Ferrán and unknown artists.

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Estudios Moro Commercials
(1955-1964)

• This group of films includes commercial work by the Madrid, Spain animation studio started in 1955 by brothers Santiago and Jose Luis Moro. Includes the works of Pablo Núñez, José Luís Moro, Paul Casalini, Mario Barabino, Francisco Macián & Robert Balser.

 

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 Bonus Material

(1970-2012)

This group of bonus films includes the work of Cruz Delgado, José Ramón Sánchez, José Félix González Placer, Mario Torrecillas, Marcel.lí Antúnez & Laura Ginès.

• 160 page booklet with information on each film.

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Total Running Time: 08:05:00 (3 Discs)

Language: Spanish with optional English subtitles

Booklet Text: Teresa Lizaranzu Perinat, Vicenç Villatoro, Carolina López Caballero, Alfons Moliné & Susana Rodríguez Escudero (Bilingual Spanish & English)

Published By: Cameo Media

Institutional Price: $400 (plus shipping)

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