Animation History

  • Gertie the Dinosaur

    Gertie the Dinosaur
    Winsor McCay is considered the first great film animator. He developed animation as an art form and delighted the public with his beautiful, elaborately drawn characters. A self-taught artist and cartoonist, he first began working for New York newspapers.
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    The first full-length cel-animated feature in motion picture history. The first animated feature film produced in America, the first produced in full color, the first to be produced by Walt Disney,