عنوان مقاله [English]
The art of animation, in recent decades, has turened out to a lucrative indusy; hence attractig many audiences across the globe through its enchantment. Adapting from literary texts is one of the strategies applied by cinema and animation industry to produce an attractive movie. One Thousand and One Night is regarded as one of the most important samples of these foresaid texts that its vast distribution has made this work significant for many audiences in Iran, India, the Arab world and the West. This study, by highlighting the imaginative and fantasy aspect- as one of the most important prerequisites for animation- of the anecdote of "Ebony Horse" , intends to adapt the aectode with the structure of the animated screenplay in a descriptive-analytical approach to explain the elements that are influential in making its animation. Furthermore, it aims to indicate the capacities of this anecdote to the audience particularly to the directores by highlighting aspects such as: subject and story; utilizing the structure of Aristotelian triad theatrical scenes including dilemma, crisis, climax, and solution; practical and suspenseful conflicts; charactrization based on dialogue and action as well as interesting fantasy scenes and situations suitable for animation, the characters show the audience the capabilities of this anecdote.