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What People Write


Kein Vergehen aus Versehen. Uber Bilder, die bei Stop-Motion-Animationen auf der Strecke bleiben by Inge Hinterwaldner, 2016

Two Sisters , Ottawa ’92 winner, essay by Kelly Gallagher, 2016

Canada Cuadro a Cuadro: Animadores y Animadoras del National Film Board, Irene Blei, Wolkowicz Editores, 2014

Animation in an Afternoon, contributing ‘how to’ article on direct animation, Westminster University, London, 2013

Charles Solomon reviews The Animation Show of Shows for OFF-RAMP, 89.3 KPCC Southern California Radio 2013

Simultaneous Narration and Ethical Positioning in Three Short Animated Films, Mary Slowik, Ohio State University Press, NARRATIVE Vol 21, No1, Jan 2013

Diegetic Short Circuits: Metalepsis in Animation by Erwin Feyersinger Animation: an interdisciplinary Journal, 2010

Le Cinéma de Caroline Leaf Grandeur et humanisme by Jean-Francois Hamel Cine-Bulles, volume 28, numéro 1, hiver 2010

Interview with Caroline Leaf discussing her studio work with Sharon Katz, Ambling Around,
Caroline Leaf: A Serious Game, Animation World Network, 2010

The Problem of Adaptation Solved!
Lessons Learned From a Study of Caroline Leaf’s
The Metamorphosis of Mr. Samsa, Geoffrey Beatty, 2010

Caroline Leaf Overview, Marc Glassman, National Film Board of Canada website

Re-Animating Space, Aylish Wood, Animation: an Interdisciplinary Journal, November issue 2006

An Interview with Caroline Leaf in English, Midhat ‘Ajan’ Ajanovic

Caroline Leaf – Goteborg International Film Festival 2010

Entretien Caroline Leaf Je n’aime pas le contes de fees by Jean-Pierre Pagliano, Positif- Revue mensuelle de cinema, Jun 2003

Caroline Leaf – An Interview, Nag Vladermersky, Senses of Cinema, 2003

Croatian Film Chronicle #31-32, interview by Ajan Ajanovic Zagreb, December, 2002

Oscar Nominee Brings Animation Experience to Harvard, Harvard Crimson, Nanaho Sawano, 1997

Caroline Leaf, 1996 Life Achievement  Award, Erik Roberts, published by 12th World Festival of Animated Films.

ASIFA Canada, vol. 19, No 2, January, 1992

Caroline Leaf compiled by Donald McWilliams. Comments by George Griffin, Derek Lamb, Pierre Hebert, Frederick Back

Los Angeles Times: Animation Review:
Canadian Animation is Still the Big Draw, Charles Solomon, 1992

Caroline Leaf Retours sur un cinema ludique by Nicole Gingras, 24 images Numéro 43, été 1989

World Union of Jewish Studies A Child’s Perception of Death and it’s Ritual  Caroline Leaf’s film adaptation of Mordecai Richler’s The Street by Thelma Schenkel   1985

Banc-Titre, Le Magazine du Cinema Graphique et du Film D'Animation, #48, February, 1985

NFB/Japan laser-disc interview with Leaf 1985

Femmes et Cinema Quebecois, edited by L. Carriere, Caroline Leaf et le Cinema d’Animation, Jacqueline Levitin, Montreal, 1983

Wide Angle Magazine vol 3, no 2, Sand, Beads, and Plasticine, Grant Munro, Baltimore, Maryland, 1979

Entretien Caroline Leaf Le bulletin d’ASIFA-Canada juin 1979

Print Magazine, Redefining Animation, John Canemaker, March/April 1979

Smiles in the Sand, Ronald Blumer, Cinema Canada October 1976

Documentary interview for Illuminations TV and Channel 4 ‘Dope Sheet’, London, 1997

Handcrafted Cinema, 30 minute documentary, Erik Roberts director, National Film Board, ‘97

Love in the Cold, Caroline Leaf and Her Two Sisters, Four-mations Channel 4, London, ‘94


Le Grand Livre des Techniques du Cinéma d’Animation Olivier Cotte, Dunod Press, 2018 questions and answers in English original

Le Cinéma d’Animation en 100 films, sous la direction de Xavier Kawa-Topor et Philippe Moins, Capricci, 2016

Animation: A World History Giannalberto Bendazzi

Fluid Frames: experimental animation with Sand, Clay, Paint and Pixels, Corrie Francis Parks, 2015

Basics Animation 04 Stop Motion, Barry Purves, Ava Publishing, 2010

Cartoons: 100 Years of Animation, Gianalberto Bendazzi, John Libby and Co, 2006

Animation Unlimited: Innovative Short Films since 1940, editors Liz Faber & Helen Walters, publisher
Laurence King Publishing, 2004 p. 176-181 excerpt

Animation Now!, Anima Mundi and Julius Wiedemann, Taschen, 2004

SHORT CUTS: Animation: Genre and Authorship, Paul Wells, Wallflower pp. 101 – 111

Understanding Animation, Paul Wells, Routledge, London and New York 1998

The animation book: a complete guide to animated filmmaking – from flip-books to sound cartoons to 3-D animation, Kit Laybourne,Three Rivers Press 1998

The Animation Book, Kit Laybourne, Crown Publishers Inc., New York, 1979

A Reader in Animation Studies, Jayne Pilling, John Libbey and Co, 1997

Women and Animation, a Compendium, Jayne Pilling, British Film Institute, 1993

Women Film Directors: An International Bio-Critical Dictionary, Audry Foster, Westport, Connecticut, 1995

The Encyclopedia of Animation Techniques, Richard Taylor, a Quarto Book, 1996

Animation a Guide to animated Film Techniques, Roger Noake, MacDonald Orbis, 1988

Animation 101, Ernest Pintoff, Michael Wiese Productions

Animated People in Photo, Namiki Takashi, Anido Film

Animation from Script to Screen, Shamus Culhane, New York, 1988

Masters of Animation, John Halas, Topsfield, Mass, 1987

Experimental Animation, Robert Russel & Cecile Starr, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1979


The Owl Who Married a Goose is included in Watch Me Move Exhibition, Barbican Centre, London, 2011. The show subsequently is on tour worldwide.

TWO SISTERS included in SPACETRICKS/TRICKAUM at the Museum fur Gestaltung, Zurich, 2005: continuing to James Hockey Gallery, Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Farnham, England, from February 2006.

Sand animation permanent and travelling exhibition National Film Board of Canada, Montreal

70mm etch-in-film technique and paint-on-glass
Private collection, California 70mm etch-in-film frames from ‘Entre Deux Soeurs’

Permanent collection of MOMI  Museum of the Moving Image, South Bank, London, England

Caroline Leaf