The Sixth Period

The Sixth Period, since 1991, features economic globalization, the expansion of television series, developments in such countries as Japan, Korea, China, and India, and the consolidation of elitist auteur animation. But it is impossible to write history while it is in the making. So we’ll leave this period, its contributions, and its legacy open to interpretation as we explore these ‘Contemporary Times (1991–2015)’.

1 Contemporary Times

The Last Days of the Wall

An Animation Notebook

2 North America

Is TV an Art Too?

Animation Followed

Sub-Period 1: The Beginning, 1989–1998

Mike Judge

Nickelodeon’s Double Humour

A Matter of Style

The Extremist

Sub-Period 2: 1999–2009

Authors’ Work

Animated Channels

Limited Disney

Renaissance ...

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