Emmett Redding – From Zeman to Gilliam: The Evolution of Mystimation

Introduction Christopher Holliday and Alexander Sargeant state that, over time, animators have consistently “drawn from pre-existing works of fantasy fiction to expand the unique technical capabilities of the animated medium” (1). In this way, these animators created a new genre, the animated fantasy, combining elements of both animation, where the “images are primarily created by […]

Miriam Harris – How Michaela Pavlatova both incorporates and rebels against the Czech animation tradition

Introduction The Internet’s potential for global shrinkage, electronic travel, and animated transmission is a technological development that would have left citizens of previous centuries stupefied by such wondrous demonstrations of magic. Typing in the address for the Czech animator Michaela Pavlatova’s website transports one as if by sorcery to Prague, and a realm of moving […]