COURSE/ Animation Explosion

12 Jan 2010 – 9 Mar 2010

Event times

8 weeks, 18:30 — 20:30

Cost of entry

£60 full / £45 concs

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Manchester, United Kingdom

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This course sets recent developments in animation, including blockbuster films and successful TV comedy series, in the context of the medium's history. Themes which link early animation to contemporary examples will be examined, including issues of gender, race, ideology and propaganda, postmodernism and parody and the tension between art and industry. Led by David Huxley, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media and Vanessa Cuthbert, Senior Lecturer in Illustration & Animation both from Manchester Metropolitan University. Beginner level, no prior knowledge required. BOOKING: Box Office - 0161 200 1500 (12:00 - 20:00) Online -


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