Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Shanghai Animation and Comics Museum
Information from around the web describes: "The first floor is an entrancing guide to animation’s history, from Chinese shadow puppets to Mickey Mouse. It's interspersed with life-size figurines, short film clips and a hall of movie posters. The second-floor is kid-friendly and commercial -- you can even dub your voice into popular cartoon flicks.
This three-story animation museum offers interactive exhibits where families and adults can design short animation films, from the first drawings to putting the graphic stills in motion on state-of-the-art computers. The first floor houses a 7,000 piece collection of priceless cartoon stills and life-size models of animation icons from films like "Avatar", "Transformers" and "The Incredibles". The third floor has a 3D movie theater to view guests' in-house designs on the big-screen."
Who Framed Roger Rabbit has it's own small section in the museum - complete with statues of Roger and Jessica out on display and the movie playing on a flat screen TV. This is the kind of museum we need in the U.S.