Animation Film History 1
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The aim of the course is to evoke the active interest of the students of issues in animated film, introduce them to its history, significant figures and the latest artistic trends.
Each student will also have the task to process and present a short paper about a creator and their works of their choosing which they consider progressive, including examples.
There is potential for discussions about given topics and supplement them with samples including film presentations.
Mode of study
Lectures with (media) presentations.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
General knowledge of the Czech and world history of animated film.
Second-year students complete lectures from „The History of Animated Film 1 and 2“ whose content is the history of Czech, Slovak and international animation. Successful completion of the test exhibits sufficient knowledge in the history of animation.
Recommended or required reading
Bendazzi Giannalberto, Cartoons: One Hundred Years of Cinema Animation, Indiana University Press 1994
Halas John, Masters of Animation, Published by BBC Books, London 1987
Bordwell David, Thompson Kristin, Dějiny filmu. Přehled světové kinematografie, AMU/NLN 2007
Urc Rudolf, Animovaný film Martin Osveta 1984
Animace a doba 1955-2000, ed. Stanislav Ulver, Film a doba, Praha 2004
Dutka Edgar, Minimum z dějin světové animace, AMU, Praha 2004
Kubíček Jiří, Úvod do estetiky animace AMU, Praha 2004
Urc Rudolf, Benešová Marie, Dějiny animovaného filmu I., VŠMU Bratislava 1995
Urc Rudolf, Dějiny animovaného filmu II., VŠMU Bratislava 1999
Assessment methods and criteria
Attendance and the aformentioned paper
Successful writing of the test or if fail, a re-taking of the test.
The aforementioned student paper must be received at least 3 days prior. The students are asked to provide valid email addresses for contact and
if necessary a mobile phone number.
No schedule has been prepared for this course
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Animation - Bachelor - 1718 (required subject)