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 …

Life just got more difficult! The first results of our paint questionnaire

Until now we received 23 responses to our paint questionnaire. 23 might seem a disappointing number, but it actually is a big chunk of the total number of Dutch animators who have worked with cels, are still alive and have an email address. With thanks to the team of the Holland Animation Film Festival, who kindly sent out our …

Buying and selling animation artwork a conversation with Hans Walther

Hans Walther is a  Dutch film maker and animation enthusiast. In the animation world he is known as the talk show host of the KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival. But Hans Walther is also one of the most important animation artwork collectors in the Netherlands. We talked with Hans Walther to learn more about the market …