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Maribor, Upravna enota Maribor, 2000
Slovenia

StopTrik International Film Festival is dedicated to stop motion techniques of hand-made, spatial animation as puppet film, claymation, object or photography manipulation, animation of loose materials (such as salt, sand etc), pixilation, traditional cut-out and many more. The list of sub-genres could be complemented with such exceptional techniques as animation of lights, fire, yarns, threads. Artists' imagination is limitless and so we can be neither orthodox nor strict while defining the term "stop motion". The ultimate goal of this unique annual gathering is to admire and celebrate artistry of hand-made, spatial animation together with all the other drifters of the surreal, absurd or merry highways who are ready to pursue frame by frame illusion.

Animations 2019

Global Animation Theory. International Perspectives at Animafest Zagreb

Kaja Fiedler

Scanning historical and current trends in animation through different perspectives including art history, film, media and cultural studies is a prominent facet of today's theoretical and historical approaches in this rapidly evolving field. Global Animation Theory offers detailed and diverse insights into the methodologies of contemporary animation studies, as well as the topics relevant for today's study of animation. The contact between practical and theoretical approaches to animation at Animafest Scanner, is closely connected to host of this event, the World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb. It has given way to academic writing that is very open to practical aspects of animation, with several contributors being established not only as animation scholars, but also as artists. This anthology presents, alongside an introduction by the editors and a preface by well known animation scholar Giannalberto Bendazzi, 15 selected essays from the first three Animafest Scanner editions. They explore various significant aspects of animation studies, some of them still unknown to the English speaking communities.


Contributors:

Midhat Ajanović Ajan, Giannalberto Bendazzi, Olga Bobrowska, Michał Bobrowski, Dirk de Bruyn, Edwin Carels, Marcin Giżycki, Guo Chunning (Maggie), Mikhail Gurevich, Fatemah Hosseini-Shakib, Holger Lang, Irena Paulus, Adrijana Ružić, Mareike Sera, Paul Wells

Global Animation Theory. International Perspectives at Animafest Zagreb, Franziska Bruckner, Holger Lang, Nikica Gilić, Daniel Šuljić, Hrvoje Turković [eds.], Bloomsbury: London, New York, Sydney, Dehli 2019