We are now living in a world where more people than ever own multiple TVs in their homes and we make more trips to the cinema. Technologies are moving on we can now create virtual worlds at the click of a mouse. People need that natural progression to keep them entertained. Documentary film has inevitably moved on too, creating new platforms for it to be viewed creating larger audiences. Animated documentary is just one way that this genre has progressed.
What I have found here is that, it is difficult to class things in genres especially with documentaries as there are so many on going debates about the subject. Animation is an aid to help filmmakers helping with topics that would be otherwise hard to film; technology has helped this happen on a large scale with Folmans ( 2008) Waltz with Bashir.
“Animation can be regarded as a genuine source of documentation, where new technologies, political stands and economical status contribute greatly to its formation. Even if certain works are subjectively made to reinforce a certain point of view they are still a product of their time where subconscious and conscious choices reveal a truth about its society “ Kininsberg (2007)
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