Spaces of difference. Narration in animation/liveaction hybrid films


  • Michał Piepiórka Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu


Słowa kluczowe:

rotoscopy, motion capture, space in the film, the parallel worlds, cartoon


The aim of this paper is to focus on the ways of using animation as well as its function in live-action/ animation hybrid films. The usage of animation in narratives of such type of movies can vary. However, what connects them is the way of telling the story, based on the juxtaposition of two different realities that interact in a number of ways. The ways of combining the two worlds can be very different: animation may symbolize what is fantastic, as in pioneer McCay’s ‘Gertie the Dinosaur’, but also what is imagined, felt, thought out, once lived, dreamed of, alternative. The article describes the differences between classic hybrids and contemporary films.


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Piepiórka, M. (2021). Spaces of difference. Narration in animation/liveaction hybrid films. Panoptikum, (26), 189–215.