Animated Film: A History and Aesthetic

ISS 211

Evolution of animation from the philosophical 'toys' of the late eighteenth century to the major international entertainment form of today. Special focus on American animation as it evolved from inspired individuals like Emile Cohl and Winsor McCay to a full-blown industrial model allowing for the creation of the animated feature and contemporary special effects.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 215
  • VMS 222
Typically Offered
Spring Only