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Materials in Motion Symposium 2019

  • Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale, M33 7ZF UK (map)

This event is delivered in partnership with Manchester Animation Festival as part of our new year-round Puppet Masters Animation Programme.


Materials in Motion: A Future for the Past, Preserving our Animation Heritage welcomes experts, enthusiasts, conservators and creators to explore the film cels, puppets, sketches, scripts and other materials as well as the techniques and strategies we now need to preserve animation production ephemera for generations to come.

This event, taking place over two days, features workshops, a tour of the Cosgrove Hall Films Archive, demonstrations and presentations, and welcomes heritage professions, practitioners, students, enthusiasts, academics and collection custodians with collections large and small to exchange knowledge, experiences and ways of practice dedicated to the protection of our animation heritage.

More information on Materials in Motion here.


Friday 1st November 2019 10:00 - 17:00

Saturday 2nd November 2019 - 10:00 - 12:00

Schedule & speakers to be announced soon.


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