2D animation

  • Simon Stampfer

    Simon Stampfer
    Simon Stampfer, and Joseph Plateau both same inventions. Simon called it ‘stroboscope'. Graduated as a doctor of physical and mathematical sciences in 1829 http://users.telenet.be/thomasweynants/opticaltoys-phena.html
  • Joseph Plateau

    Joseph Plateau
    First person to demonstrate the illusion of a moving image. Using counter rotating disks with repeating drawn images, regularly spaced slits. 1832 “phenakistoscope” Consisted of two disks, one with small equidistant radial windows- look through, the other consisting of images. The synchronization of the windows, created an animated effect. http://users.telenet.be/thomasweynants/opticaltoys-phena.html
  • William Horner

    William Horner
    British mathematician and schoolmaster.
    Invention; zoetrope. 1834 was called (Daedaleum).
  • Emile Reynaud

    Emile Reynaud
    French teacher, First animated cartoon films. Reynaud created the Praxinoscope
  • Edward Muybridge

    Edward Muybridge
    English photographer, Known for “pioneering work on animal locomotion, with use of multiple cameras to capture motion, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures” The Zoopraxiscope developed.; Projected several images, the movement obtained by the use of multiple cameras ‘In Eadweard Muybridge's most famous motion studies, a row of cameras snapped a dozen or more photographs of a passing horse’ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edweard_Muybridge
  • Emile Reynaud

    Emile Reynaud
    He projected the first animated film in public.
  • Lumière Brothers

    Lumière Brothers
    Among the earliest filmmakers in history, Louis, one of the brothers, had created a major step towards moving images by making some improvements to the still-photograph process. Wasn’t until 1892 when their father died they began making moving pictures.
  • Lumière Brothers 2

    Lumière Brothers 2
    “They patented a number of significant processes leading up to their film camera - most notably film perforations (originally implemented by Emile Reynaud) as a means of advancing the film through the camera and projector.” - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumière_brothers