The Brothers Quay, those enigmatic masters of stop motion, have now come forth with The Institute Benjamenta, their first "live-action" feature. Suzanne Buchan takes a look at the film and their career.
Although women did not play the most prominent roles in the policy making bodies, they were particularly visible in all kinds of artistic activities blossoming in the years after the Revolution...
Before being adapted to the screen, Roald Dahl's children's book, Jamesand the Giant Peach captured the imagination of several generations of readers since it was first published in 1961.
It has been said that four countries have provided leadership in 3-D computer animation: the United States, Japan, Canada and France. One could expand that list to include other countries, such as England; but in any case,France is certainly one of the leaders.
European animation is on the move -- though whether the confidence ofproducers and studios is fully justified remains to be seen. Iain Harvey,an independent producer who has worked with such studios as TV Cartoons,Hibbert Ralph and Animation City, as well as his own production company,The Illuminated Film Company, discusses the progress of European animationover the last decade.