Detailed account of Channel 4's involvement in commissioning animated films in the 1980s and 1990s, written by the Channel 'assistant commissioning editor for animation' from 1989 to 1999. As well as describing events inside the company under the leadership of Jeremy Isaacs and Michael Grade, the author discusses how Channel 4 helped promote film animation in the UK and abroad, and looks at 35 individual films from directors such as Raymond Briggs' 'The Snowman' and 'When the Wind Blows', Jan Švankmajer's 'Alice' and the Quay Brothers' 'Street of Crocodiles.'

Item number 92018
Category Book
Type Animation
Language English
Country of origin England
Related people Clare Kitson (Author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection