Now available as e-book
22 février 2014, Christian Gasser’s representative reference work on contemporary Swiss animated film is now available in digital form with sequences from the discussed movies and lots of additional multimedia material.

At the center of are conversations with 20 film makers who are representative of the variety and uniqueness of Swiss animated film – from short author films to children’s productions, from television series to feature film projects, not to mention art and commercial productions. explores the development of Swiss animated film over the last 20 years, examines current trends and looks at what’s to come in the future.

With Georges Schwizgebel, Jonas Raeber, Samuel and Frédéric Guillaume, Ted Sieger, Yves Netzhammer, Claudius Gentinetta, Claude Barras, Isabelle Favez, Jadwiga Kowalska, Rafael Sommerhalder, Adrian Flückiger, Marina Rosset, Basil Vogt, Dustin Rees, Zoltán Horváth, Izabela Rieben, Maja Gehrig, Anne Baillod, François Chalet, Claude Luyet.
Visions and Versatility in Contemporary Swiss Animated Film
Vielfalt und Visionen im Schweizer Animationsfilm

by Christian Gasser
edited by Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst
published by Benteli
294 pages
e-book in epub 3.0 format

E-Book, English
ISBN 978-3-7165-1794-9
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E-Book, German
ISBN 978-3-7165-1780-2
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Hardcover, English and German
ISBN 978-3-7165-1693-5
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