Author: Clare Kitson

Clare Kitson scheduled animation programmes at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in the early 70s and was a programmer at the National Film Theatre in the 80s. From 1989 to 1999 she commissioned Channel 4’s animation. Her highly-praised book Yuri Norstein and Tale of Tales: An animator’s journey (John Libbey Publishing) appeared in 2005. Clare Kitson’s latest book, British animation: The Channel 4 factor is soon to be published by Parliament Hill Publishing.

More about Clare Kitson

Animation World Magazine’s tribute to Clare Kitson, Building A New British Empire

Curzon screening

Clare Kitson signing copies of British animation: The Channel 4 factorCurzon audience browsing copies of British animation: The Channel 4 factorClare Kitson introduced a programme of Channel 4 films featured in the book at the Curzon Soho, Shaftesbury Avenue, London on 5th December 2008, and signed copies of British animation: The Channel 4 factor

Reviews of Yuri Norstein and Tale of Tales: An animator’s journey

The Guardian: Sweet little mystery
Tale of Tales has been called the greatest animated film ever. But what does it mean? By AS Byatt

Animation World Magazine: Book Review
Famed animation historian Giannalberto Bendazzi cracks open Clare Kitson’s new book, Yuri Norstein and Tale of Tales: An Animator’s Journey, and tells us what he has discovered.