Search
Descriptor in English: Animation
Descriptor in Spanish: Animación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Animação
Descriptor in French: Animation audiovisuelle
Tree number(s): V01.110
V02.120
Scope note: A film or video wholly or partially created by photographing drawings, sculptures, or other inanimate things in sequence to create the illusion of motion. Animations are also generated by computers. (From Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
Annotation: This heading is used as a Publication Type. Animation as a subject is indexed under the main heading MOTION PICTURES. INDEXER: Do not use; CATALOGER: Use for historical material only
History Note: 2008(1997)
DeCS UI: 33226
Descriptor UI: D019486
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/21
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Animation - Preferred
Concept UI M0028977
Scope note A film or video wholly or partially created by photographing drawings, sculptures, or other inanimate things in sequence to create the illusion of motion. Animations are also generated by computers. (From Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
Preferred term Animation



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey