Materials in Motion Manchester Meeting programme out now!

We are happy to present the programme of the Materials in Motion Manchester Meeting (1 & 2 November).

For more information on the Symposium check out the Manchester Meeting page.

For more information about how to purchase tickets you can visit the website of the venue: Waterside Arts in Sale (Greater Manchester).

Materials in Motion
A Future for the Past, Preserving our Animation Heritage


Friday 1 November 2019

Doors Open

Welcoming Addresses
Mette Peters and Aafke Weller
EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Steve Henderson
Manchester Animation Festival, United Kingdom
Doing Things Differently: Animation Archives

Panel 1
10:45 – 11:45
Animation Cel Preservation plus Q&A

Anne Coco,
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library, United States
Sometimes Even Thieves Deserve to be Rescued:
A Real Life Archival Tale from the Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library

Dawn Jaros,
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library, United States
The Thief and the Cobbler: Preservation and Conservation of a Unique Collection

Marie-Bataille Lemaire,
Institut National du Patrimoine, France
A case study: preservation of 15 animation cels at the Philadelphia Museum of Art


Break – 11:45 – 12:15

Panel 2
12:15 – 13:15
Collecting and Collection plus Q&A

Connor Heaney,
The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation, United Kingdom
Preserving a legacy. Adlib use for the Harryhausen collection (1930s-present)

Terry Wragg,
Leeds Animation Workshop, United Kingdom
Archiving the material and the immaterial: – a case study

Jez Stewart
British Film Institute, United Kingdom
Key frames or in-betweens? Parsing the history of British animation through the collection of the BFI National Archive


Lunch – 13:15 – 14:15
During Lunch the team from Manchester Metropolitan University’s Print City will be demonstrating 3D scanning techniques for puppets.

Panel 3
14:15 – 15:15
Archives as a Resource plus Q&A

Richard Haynes,
Arts University Bournemouth, United Kingdom
The Collection Creation – building a personal collection of visual and aural histories relating to Cosgrove Hall’s The Wind in the Willows.

Nichola Dobson,
Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Animation archives in pedagogy: Education archive as educational tool

Kristin Marshall,
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Narratives from the Archive through expanded animation, a study of the installation META-MORPH-OSIS


Break – 15:15 – 15:45

Panel 4
Puppets – Preservation, Protection and Promotion plus Q&A

Yaël Ben Nun,
Musée-Château d’Annecy, France
The challenges of the conservation of animation puppets: The case of the puppets from The Memories of Don Quixote (Robert Lapoujade) in the animation collection of the Musée-Château d’Annecy

Laura-Beth Cowley,
University of West England, United Kingdom
The material nature of 3D Printing and Why not to avoid it

Chelsea Hicks & Diana Kasavetova,
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Digital Archiving and Its Practical Limitations


Saturday 2 November 2019

10:00 – 12:00
Cosgrove Hall Archive Tour

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