Seven Gigantic Influences of Animation Video
They say “Animation is about creating the illusion of life, And you can’t create it if you don’t have one”. The fact that animation is not real is unarguably true, the illusion it creates is again true, but there are influences it creates which are not illusive in nature is also true.
Animation from the times it came to existence has been influential to masses. It has crossed the barriers of language, dialect, nations, color, race, and many more such hurdles. The acceptance of animation needs no survey or research to prove. In spite of facing so much criticism animation has come victorious whenever time has tested its existence. There is a reason that animation industry is growing and spreading every single day like a forest fire. People round the globe love, learn, teach, entertain, earn, through the art of animation.
Influence of animation in its true sense has always been gigantic. We have listed out a few center points where animation has been massively influential.
Building young minds in the best possible way has always been a challenge and a matter of concern for educators. The minds of the 21st century child need to be nourished with knowledge, and cognition building process. From a 3 year old to 30 year old, all in the process of formal learning do get benefitted from learning through animation. We all know during our childhood days cartoons were playing a major learning source.
In the present academic setup also animation is playing a crucial role. Learning through audio visual mediums is more retainable than just reading. It enables students to think rationally and apply imagination. An animation explaining the working of our solar system would always be much clearer than a text book lesson. The anatomy of human body can be best explained using the animation. Like these, there are several reasons for opting animation for learning. As a result in the present digital learning world, animation has been a major influencer when it comes to learning.
The purpose it was created for is something that it serves the best. Entertainment has been the major influential area of the animation industry, that’s what they do best. From the days of Snow White to the days of marvels, entertainment has been a strong hold of animation industry. Animation came to existence for entertainment,
Entertainment through animation caters all age groups from toddlers to young adults and from adults to aged people. The modern world of animation is witnessing a wide competition of animation and content. With highly realistic animations becoming popular and are excessively increasing in demand, animation entertainment industry is widening way faster than depleting glaciers.
Animation is now a very popular tool being used by advertisers to attract consumers. There are several factors contributing to it as it provides many options to advertise. In terms of info graphics, whiteboard animation, 3D animation, motion graphics etc. The power of attention grabbing and engaging of animation is unparalleled. It communicates in a brief and quicker manner. Just the way it helps in understanding and in learning it also helps in advertising. The clarity of thought and the message conveyed is way clearer than other forms of advertising.
And the biggest need of advertising is fulfilled the best via animation, i.e. it leaves a lasting impression. And the modern platforms of advertising like facebook, twitter, instagram, etc, the digital media giants are accepting animation very well when it comes to advertising.
The rise in the growth of animation industry is rapid and ever growing. With increase in use of internet, smart devices, the demand of animation is also increasing. The increase in options for gaming, movies, short films, videos, is a need to be catered,
But the technological development is something they all should keep in mind. The affordability, usage, output, all such factors are affecting the change in technology. Now even if you are not a great sketch artist or designer still there is a lot of scope for you in the industry, Animators job profile is forever flexible and keeps on changing with the trends of the market.
Animation has also influenced the means of communication in various ways. Sometimes this particular influence of animation remains a small sub-point in big articles. A lesser recognized influential benefit of animation. The fact that it plays a major role cannot be ignored. A child learning pronunciation and vocabulary through animation to corporate communications happening through animation deserves recognition.
Awareness campaigns of various NGO’s and government organizations to a morning lecture in an American University. Animation is communicating ideas, awareness, thoughts, education, and entertainment at global level in numerous ways.
“Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.” –Walt Disney
When you think about the most amazing moments of childhood, one of them definitely has to be cartoons. Not just the learning or entertainment, animation has played a crucial role in inspiring emotions.
From, Love, Laughter, Crying, Fighting, Anger, Fear, animation has shaped emotions in more than one way. They have passed on this to generations and at times with same characters. Perfect instances for this would be Mickey Mouse, Tom & Jerry, Scooby Doo, Looney Tunes, The Simpsons, Popeye, to name a few.
This has been the biggest debate of the animation industry, psychological impacts of animation on children of all age groups. Though there have been numerous studies to show that learning through animation is easier and more output giving than traditional ways of teaching.
The problems have majorly occurred with the entertainment part. There have been instances of objectionable content being shown on animation meant for kids, in the form of sexuality, violence, anger, and other inappropriate behaviors. But this is exactly where the important role of Parents, Guardians, and Schools comes in, as the content on animation and in real life needs to be monitored by them only.
The psychological impact of animation in advertising, e-learning, communication, have been proved to be fruitful in various aspects. The impact on children as well is not always negative but mostly positive, yet things are needed to be monitored by parents or guardians.
Animation indeed turns out to be a super influential, isn’t it? While growing up as a kid and even as an adult animation has surrounded us in manifolds. It has influenced very important aspects of life; those points mentioned above are just the tip of the iceberg.
Long Live Animation!