As part of the Loop project I am making, with Dr Serge Mostowy at Imperial College London, I did a presentation to the members of the lab. The day included an informal workshop introducing the scientists to the principles of animation via flip books, zoetropes and praxinscopes.
We had a ball! It was such good fun and the simple pre-cinematic toys gave an immediate immersion in the process. Animation is always magical to me and it was very special to watch a roomful of microbiologists getting excited about it too! Next week I shall be going down there again to interview them about their work as the dialogic process of making this film begins.