stereotypes

Badness

In classic narrative animation it is character that drives the story forward. In last night's Dr Who the over-achieving businessman melded with uber-dalek Sec became a sad/bad character as the remaing daleks ordered him to be ex-ter-min-ate-ted for being too human. Read More...

Make way for Pan's people

Article on page 3 of today's Observer newspaper: Disney to bring out a new brand of 6 Fairies, designed to appeal 'to older, sassier girls'. Read More...

Princess potency

The Disney Princesses brand. Ubiquitous. Read More...

The uniforms we put on to become who we want to be

In today's session we looked at stereotypes and their function in animation, enabling an audience to identify a character type on-screen in the fastest possible time. Almost instantaneous recognition. Read More...