Call for Proposals A Future for the Past, Preserving our Animation Heritage

The call for proposals has officially closed. We do still accept proposals in the following categories: (1) conservation and restoration and (2) techniques, materials and materiality. As part of an ongoing effort to preserve and promote animation heritage Materials in Motion will hold its second meeting in Manchester, UK for a two day event at …

Annecy 2017, focus on China The aesthetics of empty space, striking brush strokes and cuddly animals

This summer we visited the Annecy International Animated Film Festival to get ourselves up to speed on the latest trends in animated film in this year’s competition and to dive into the history of animation in wonderfully curated film programmes such as the programme on this year’s guest country China curated by Marie-Claire Kuo-Quiquemelle of the …