Animated Film Visual Style Preferences of Elementary School Students in Malang Regency


In 2013 curriculum-based learning, the availability of learning media is still lacking. Indonesian children like to watch animated films and tend to remember the characters easily. They are also emotionally involved in animated films. Animated films can influence behavior and improve learning outcomes for children, so they are a suitable learning media. To make animation learning media requires studying the visual styles of animated films favored by children, especially elementary school students in Malang Regency. Quantitative and descriptive analyses were used in this study. The results showed that students like animated films that contain heroic actions. In addition, students like the realist-imaginative drawing style for characters and visual composition in animated films.

Keywords: visual style, animated film, learning media

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