Giannalberto Bendazzi

Chinese Animation book cover Olga Bobrowska

Mikhail Gurevich reviews Olga Bobrowska's book on Chinese puppet animation, Chinese Animated Film and Ideology, 1940s-1970s: Fighting Puppets.

The Italian animation historian, scholar and journalist, Giannalberto Bendazzi, has died.

Our Zippy Frames correspondent Eliane Gordeeff reports from Lisbon and the 31st Society for Animation Studies Conference.

Zippy Frames talks to Giannalberto Bendazzi about his new book in English, Twice the First: Quirino Cristiani and the Animated Feature Film.

 Olga Bobrowska, festival director of StopTrik festival and Zippy Frames collaborator, continues her own animated festival trips, and tells more about films and people.

The long-gestating, 3-volume work on animation history by the Italian animation historian is now available.


 Some habits die hard. Here's what happened at the 2015 Animafest, Zagreb.

In a short, but concise talk during the 2015 Animafest, the renowned animation historian Giannalberto Bendazzi brought forward some of the problems related to animation scholarship.

The 24th World Festival of Animated Film (short edition) moves from Russia to China, and enjoys a puppet animation tribute. See more of the celebrated festival and its 2014 edition.


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