Animation, Sport and Culture is a wide-ranging study of both sport and animated films. From Goofy to Goalkeepers, Wallace and Gromit to Tiger Woods, Mickey Mouse to Messi, and Nike to Nationhood, this Olympic-sized analysis looks at the history, politics, aesthetics and techlogies of sport and animation from around the globe.
Paul Wells is Director of the Animation Academy, Loughborough University, UK. He has written widely in Animation Studies, including Understanding Animation, Re-Imagining Animation and The Animated Bestiary. He is also an established writer and director for TV, Film, Radio and Theatre, conducting consultancies worldwide based on his book, Scriptwriting.