Animation for Live Action
TitleAnimation for Live Action
DirectorVera Neubauer
CountryUK
Year1978
Duration25mins
Format16mm, Vhs video, Umatic video
DescriptionANIMATION FOR LIVE ACTION is an energetic, witty and engaging film that cuts together animation and live action footage, both dramatised and documentary. Through a series of sketches that transform thought into action the animator's fictional self 'comes alive' and provocatively steps inside and outside the frame representing a woman's outer reality becoming undermined in favour of an interior reality. As the animator and her cartoon woman struggle for power, notions of representation, identity and creativity for women become the focus.