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Animation & Visual Effects: Getting Started

A Subject Guide for the School of Animation & Visual Effects

Animation & Visual Effects Research at the AAU Library

Welcome to the Academy of Art Library guide for research on Animation & Visual Effects. This guide is intended as a starting place for researchers, pointing to tools for finding books, scholarly articles, reviews, and other topical and collection-related information. Please use the informational tabs to find resources in different information categories. If you have any questions or suggestions for this guide, please contact Emmanuel Edward Te, the School of Animation & Visual Effects subject librarian.

School of Animation & Visual Effects


Recently Added Animation & Visual Effects Books

Check out the selection of new animation and visual effects related materials at AAU Library.


Nolte, Matt. Merida Character Design for the Film "Brave". c. 2009. Academy of Art University. Academy of Art University Collection, LUNAAcademy of Art University.

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