L4 Critical Study
Working in groups of three prepare a 15 minute talk that
connects your experience of the animation you saw at the Flip
Festival to videos you have been researching for the
Animation Timeline website.
•Which animations did you see at Flip that most impressed you?
•Were the animators you met or heard from influenced by any
particular styles or genres?
•Could you identify any styles of animation in the work you saw
that you reminded of the styles we have seen on our Animation
“Demonstrate an understanding of the origins
and the history of the development of
•done this already
•can you make some interesting points about
the development of?
•make reference to specific styles?
“Describe accurately the effect of technical,
economic and social limitations on aesthetics
and production methods”
•bit more in-depth
•Focus on one or two specific examples
•what’s a ‘social limitation on aesthetics?’
“Communicate the results of study/work
accurately and reliably and with structured
argument using appropriate technology”
•be coherent and concise
•put this on your own blog
A series of blog posts on your own blog
•Expanded versions or copies of (some of)
your Animation Timeline work.
•New posts that display broader
•Something about your developing
understanding of animation industry.