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ASIFA Central with Kendall College of Art & Design presents an evening with Ray Pointer

ASIFA Central with Kendall College of Art and Design’s Digital Media program presents historian Ray Pointer, speaking on his just-released book, “The Art and Inventions of Max Fleischer.” Max Fleisher was considered one of the most influential men in animation,

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Stop Motion Tests at WMU

The health center at WMU seems to be at the hub of all activities!  Including a destination spot for stop-motion animation studies!

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Gertie File for 2015 Retreat

Designed for your own narration, this subtitle-free version of the 1914 McCay classic has some sound effects and a little bit from the 1921 unreleased sequel to Gertie.  The pretext is that this is a transmission from a rip in

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Seasons’ Greetings from Jim Middleton at ASIFA Central

Twisting Flash 5.5 into submission one more time…

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From the Archives – Cross Influence in Abstract German Animation of the Silent Era (April 2000)

  Cross-Influence in Abstract German Animation of the Silent Era by Jim Middleton These notes represent some random comments based on a presentation at the Starved Rock Retreat in April, 2000. There might be a germ of a thesis for some

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