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Alex Stitt: Animation by Design

  • Dan Torre
  • Lienors Torre
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Abstract

This chapter concentrates on the uniquely designed animated films directed by Alexander Stitt, who contributed substantially to the field of Australian animation for over half a century. Alex Stitt was an established designer who developed his animation skills at Fanfare Films studios in Melbourne in the 1950s. He later set up his own studios producing (along with a team of other talented animators) countless animated advertisements, short films and ultimately two animated feature films: Grendel Grendel Grendel (1981) and Abracadabra (1983).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Torre
    • 1
  • Lienors Torre
    • 2
  1. 1.RMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Deakin UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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