The Special Appeal of Paradoxical Narration in Animated Films

Introduction | Intermediate
animago AWARD & CONFERENCE 2017

One of the reasons why animated films are so fascinating is that they seem to make the impossible possible.

In many films, the hand of the animator seems to reach into the drawings and to manipulate the world of her or his creations. Likewise, animated characters appear to speak with their creators, to redraw their own worlds, or even to escape to a world outside of the animation. The lecture will discuss these and other paradoxical narrative devices in animated films to explain their unique appeal to the audience.

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Speaker information

Erwin Feyersinger

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Media Studies at the University of Tübingen, Germany

Erwin Feyersinger is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Tübingen.