Basics of History of Animation (2nd ed.)


The course presents an overview of the most remarkable artists and trends in the context of European, American and Canadian animated films, from the birth of animation to contemporary times.

Attendance and Credentials

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Category

Arts and Humanities

Training hours

9

Level

Beginner

Course Mode

Self Paced

Language

Italiano

Duration

4 weeks

Type

Online

Course Status

Self Pacement

Enrollments Start

Feb 18, 2019

Course Opens

Mar 19, 2019

Course Closes

May 31, 2019

Deeper knowledge of the meaning of “animation” and the historical evolution of animated films from pre-cinema until today; deeper knowledge of the main animation techniques and artistic trends. Ability to identify stylistic connections among specific authors and movies. Ability to identify intersections between animation and other arts.

Personal motivation is the only requirement.

  • Giannalberto Bendazzi, Animation: A World History, Focal Press-CRC Press (Taylor & Francis), Boca Raton (Florida), 2016;
  • Giannalberto Bendazzi, Raffaele De Berti (a cura di), La fabbrica dell’animazione. Bruno Bozzetto nell’industria culturale italiana, Milano, Il Castoro, 2003;
  • Liz Fabers, Helen Walters, Animazione sperimentale. Cortometraggi innovativi dal 1940, Modena, Logos, 2004 (Animation Unlimited: Innovative Short Films Since 1940, London, Lawrence King Publishing Ltd., 2003);
  • Davide Giurlando (a cura di), Fantasmagoria. Un secolo (e oltre) di cinema d’animazione, Venezia, Marsilio, 2017;
  • Laurent Mannoni, Donata Pesenti Campagnoni, Lanterna magica e film dipinto, Il Castoro/Museo Nazionale del Cinema, 2009;
  • Carlo Montanaro, Dall’argento al pixel. Storia della tecnica del cinema, Genova, Le Mani, 2005;
  • Bill Plympton, David B. Levy, Independently Animated: Bill Plympton, New York, Universe Publishing, 2011;
  • Barry Purves, Animazione stop motion, Modena, Logos, 2015 (Stop Motion Animation. Frame by Frame Film-Making with Puppets and Models, London, Bloomsbury Publishing Pic, 2014);
  • Chris Robinson, Animators Unearthed. A Guide to the Best of Contemporary Animation, New York, Continuum, 2010.
The course is divided into 4 Sections that include videolectures, forums and assessment tests.

L' Attestato di Partecipazione è rilasciato dopo aver visionato tutte le videolezioni e risposto correttamente ad almeno 5 domande su 7 di ciascun test (il test prevede due tentativi di risposta).