Chris Robinson, Between Genius and Utter Illiteracy: Estonian Animation, John Libbey Publishing, 2006
Historical overview of the rich Estonian animation scene. Covers their earliest works up until the early 21st century. Informative, funny, subjective.
A collection of texts about several notable international independent animators.
In attempt to show that Canadian animation goes beyond the National Film Board of Canada and industry work, this book explores the many overlooked independent animators spread across the Canadian landscape
Written almost as a novel, this book is decidedly surreal and unique portrait of independent animators in Japan.
An informal sequel to Unsung Heroes of Animation that focuses on a number of independent animators not covered in the first book. Was originally intended as an introduction for general readers.
A collection of Robinson’s infamous Animation Pimp columns which fused philosophy, autography and biting satire as he examined many facets of world animation.
Fusing memoir and biography, this book explores the complex life of animation Oscar nominee and NFB superstar Ryan Larkin whose life was derailed by addiction.
Unique collection of texts about independent animation artists who use animation in an variety of contexts (web, tv, galleries, installations).
Unique and pioneering academic take on all types of animation.
Historical/theoretical take on wide range of animation. Wells writes with humour and a shitload of passion.