The director of “Coraline” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas” explains why you should know the name Jan Svankmajer and how to help him make his last feature film.
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“Animated cinema is the demiurgic art par excellence: matter comes to life and is transformed in the hands and imaginations of the creators. They, more than anybody, know about the secret life of objects.” This description, comes from the exhibition “Metamorphosis: Fantasy Visions in Starewitch, Švankmajer and the Quay Brothers,” now playing at the Centre de Cultura Contemporanea (CCCB) in Barcelona, Spain, and it’s a good summary of the work of these four visionary animators.
Beginning next Thursday and continuing through January 25, the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles will present the film series “Animation for Adults.”