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Behind the Scenes: A Study of Autodesk Maya

Wood, Aylish (2014) Behind the Scenes: A Study of Autodesk Maya. Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 9 (3). pp. 317-332. ISSN 1746-8477. (doi:10.1177/1746847714546247) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Automation lies at the centre of many debates surrounding computer-generated animation.

the control of human users of technologies, often threatening the terms on which agency is

by insights from software studies. Accordingly, 3D animation software Autodesk Maya is explored

alongside interviews with users of the software, in particular modellers and animators. Discussion

and Adrian Mackenzie’s account of software and agency. The argument put forward is that users

inputs generated through human users and automation counterpoint rather eclipse each other.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/1746847714546247
Uncontrolled keywords: animation, software, autodesk maya, interviews
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of Arts > Film
Depositing User: Aylish Wood
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2015 19:48 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2019 14:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/53114 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Wood, Aylish: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8264-6574
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