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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


FILM 3250 Animation History and Practice

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Beginning with the pre-history of animation, optical toys, and magic-lantern projections, and continuing through a century of animation history to contemporary work, this course investigates the history of animation from around the world, through a variety of hands-on production projects, as well as lectures, discussions, research, and screenings. Combining tactile and digital methods, students create weekly collaborative and individual animated films, incorporating lessons from the historical work studied.


The next offering of this course is undetermined at this time.

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