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Computer Animation: Home


Use For :

  • Animated cartoons by computer
  • Animation, computer
  • Computer assisted film making

Broader Terms:

  • Animation (Cinematography)
  • Computer drawing

Related Terms:

  • Animation software
  • Cartoons
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer generated imagery.
  • Computer simulation
  • Entertainment industry, computers in the

Narrower Term:

  • Morphing (Computer animation)


Computer Animation

Scope Note

"The creation of moving images especially of cartoons or special effects with the aid of a computer, as for television or motion pictures. Moving images that are controlled by or viewed with the aid of a computer." Source: The new international Webster’s pocket computer dictionary. QA 76.15 N49 1998

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