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PhD Maria Pagès

M_PagèsDoctoral student at Vic University with a University Degree in Broadcast Media at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She combines her professional projects on illustration with animation research and teaching. He has published several illustrated books with Sd·Edicions and has worked on animation with Filmax.

She collaborated with the Filmoteca de Catalunya (Catalan Film Archive) on a research project to find data to restore the animated film Érase una vez… (1950). Her research project focuses on Animation of the pioneers in Spain, and he has published articles and has given lectures on Spanish pioneer’s animation. She is producing a documentary based on Érase una vez…( 1950) and a documentary essay on Woman and Animation for the CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona). With Doctor Jaume Duran, she is writing a book about animation of the pioneers in Catalonia.

She obtained his PhD in 2019 by presenting her research work entitled “Els pioners de l’animació a Catalunya: consolidació de la indústria de comunicació de masses a partir del film Érase una vez… (1950)” directed by Doctor Teresa Martínez.

She organizes the yearly Animation Forum in BAU, Design College of Barcelona, in collaboration with Doctor Teresa Martínez.