Week 1: Course introduction | Definition and techniques

Week 2: Sequential art optical toys and early animation

Week 3: Beginnings of the Animation Industry

Week 4: Animation as Modern Art

Week 5: Disney – from Mickey Mouse to Bambi

Week 6: Fleischer Studio, Warner Bros & MGM

Week 7: WWII & propaganda

Week 8: International Development in Post War Animation

Week 9: Mid-Century Shifts in American Design

Week 10: The Rise of Television

Week 11: New audiences, early CGI experiments and gaming

Week 12: Disney Renaissance & the rise of CGI

Week 13: Japanese Animation

Week 14: Authorship in animation

Week 15: Where are we today?