Bradley-The history of animation

Timeline created by pvis
  • Humourous phases of funny faces

    Humourous phases of funny faces
    J. Stuart Blackton's Humorous Phases of Funny Faces is released. It is a three-minute short where Blackton's hand is seen animating drawings of faces and people on a plain blackboard
  • Fantasmagorie

    Fantasmagorie
    The first short comprised solely of animated images, Emile Cohl's Fantasmagorie, receives its premiere in Paris.
  • Gertie the Dinosaur

    Gertie the Dinosaur
    Gertie the Dinosaur is considered the first animated short to show a lifelike character, as Winsor McCay brings a walking, dancing dinosaur to life
  • Felix the Cat

    Felix the Cat
    Felix the Cat makes his debut and becomes the first famous animated cartoon character.
  • Thomas the Cat

    The first color cartoon, John Randolph Bray's The Debut of Thomas Cat, is released
  • Mickey Mouse

    Mickey Mouse
    Mickey Mouse makes his debut in the six-minute short Plane Crazy.
  • Looney Tunes

    Looney Tunes makes its debut with Sinkin' in the Bathtub
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
    Disney releases Snow White, The first american full-length animated film.
  • CGI in Westworld

    CGI in Westworld
    Computer-generated images are used for the first time in a scene within Westworld.
  • Tron

    Tron
    Tron is the first time that computer-generated images is used extensively within the film.
  • Toy Story

    Toy Story
    The first computer-animated film, Toy Story, is released to theaters