Category: 5_Screening and exhibitions

  • Flipbooks

    A flip book or flick book is a book with a series of pictures that very gradually change from one page to the next, so that when the pages are turned rapidly, the pictures appear to animate by simulating motion or some other change. Flip books are often illustrated books for children, but may also be geared towards adults […]

  • Research 5.6: Animation festivals

    TASK: Do some research to identify festivals that you would be interested in showing atand attending. Look at their entry requirements and the kinds of films they showas well as their submission dates. Make a list of any appropriate festivals. Tip: Press KitWhen applying to festivals, many will require a ‘press kit’. This includes several […]

  • Research 5.5: Performance, expanded cinema and animation

    TASKFind examples of animation that challenge the role of the audience. Reflect on how the audience have been included in the performance or presentation of the animation, and how this challenges ideas of audience, participation, cinema or animation. Tip: Writing a gallery proposalWhen working with galleries, whether you are making work to be shown inside […]

  • Research 5.4: Animations outside the gallery or cinema

    TASKDo some research to identify three different examples of showing work using the internet or mobile platforms or setting up animations as an installation outside of gallery or cinema spaces. Reflect on how these approaches engages an audience that might be different to conventional approaches to art or cinema. As a starting point, look at:● […]

  • Research 5.3: Gallery Installations

    TASKReview photographic and other documentation of animations that have beenincluded in gallery installations. Make notes on how the artist has chosen toinstall their work, thinking about the format, frame, atmosphere, and audience.Think about the practical issues of these installations in terms of the equipmentand other objects that were needed, and the duration of the screenings.Compare […]

  • Research 5.2: Viewing different scales and durations

    TASK: Choose three different films or video with animated content that you have seen recently: one in the cinema and another on a phone, laptop or tablet.● Write about the difference between these three viewing experiences.● Do you think the scale of the screen affected how you understood the film and your ability to concentrate?● […]

  • Research 5.1: optical devices

    TASKSearch online for other examples of using phénakistoscopes, optical devices, flipbooks or Arduino or Raspberry Pi software.You can watch footage of T. McLean’s optical illusions or magic panorama (1833) by performing a quick google search.Find and name a range of optical toys and devices either from the 19th and 20th century, or later if you […]

  • Research 2.4 Bouncing Balls

    Types of Ball Physics of Ball Motion Animations Bouncing Balls Adobe Animate Motion Tween Tv paintFrame by Frame