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Winter Days (Japanese: 冬の日, Fuyu no hi) is a 2003 animated film, directed by Kihachiro Kawamoto. It is based upon the renga of the same name by the 17th-century Japanese poet Bashō. 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Animation refers to the process in which each frame of a film or movie is produced individually, whether generated as a computer graphic, or by photographing a drawn image, or by repeatedly making small changes to a model (see claymation and stop motion), and then photographing the result. ... Jump to: navigation, search Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Renga (連歌) is a form of Japanese collaborative poetry. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700 in the Gregorian calendar. ... Poets are authors of poems, or of other forms of poetry such as dramatic verse. ... A statue of Bashō in Ogaki, Gifu. ...


The creation of the film followed the traditional collaborative nature of the source material — the visuals for each of the 36 stanzas were independently created by a different animator or team. As well as many Japanese animators, Kawamoto assembled leading names of animation from across the world. Jump to: navigation, search Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Collaboration, literally, consists of working together with one or more others. ... An animator is one who is involved in the process of animation. ... An animator is one who is involved in the process of animation. ... Jump to: navigation, search Animation (plural: Animations) is the illusion of motion created by the consecutive display of images of static elements. ...


The released film consists of the 40-minute animation, followed by an hour-long 'making-of' documentary, including interviews with the animators. Jump to: navigation, search Animation (plural: Animations) is the illusion of motion created by the consecutive display of images of static elements. ... A documentary is a work in a visual or auditory medium presenting political, scientific, social, or historical subjects in a factual and informative manner. ... An animator is one who is involved in the process of animation. ...


Participating animators

Yuri Norstein (Russian: Ю́рий Норште́йн) is a Russian animator, most known for the animated short Tale of Tales. ... Alexandr Petrov (also Aleksander Petrov or Aleksandre Petrov) (Russian animator and animation director. ... Isao Takahata (高畑 勲 Takahata Isao) (born October 29, 1935) is one of the most famous directors of anime, or Japanese animated films. ...

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