Golden Age Of Animation

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  • The Phenakistoscope

    The Phenakistoscope
    was the first widespread animation device that created a fluid illusion of motion. The phenakistiscope is regarded as one of the first forms of moving media entertainment that paved the way for the future motion picture and film industry.It is sometimes compared to GIF animation since both show a short continuous loop Joseph Plateau and the Austrian professor of practical geometry Simon Stampfer.
  • Beginning of Stop Motion

    Beginning of Stop Motion
    Stop motion (hyphenated stop-motion when used as an adjective) is an animation technique that physically manipulates an object so that it appears to move on its own. The object is moved in small increments between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when the series of frames is played as a fast sequence. Dolls with movable joints or clay figures are often used in stop motion for their ease of repositioning.Started with The Humpty Dumpty Circus (1897),
  • Stop Motion

    Stop Motion
  • Stop Motion

    Stop Motion
  • The Enchanted Drawing

    The Enchanted Drawing
    The Enchanted Drawing is a 1900 silent film directed by J. Stuart Blackton. It is best known for containing the first animated sequences recorded on standard picture film, which has led Blackton to be considered the father of American animationThe film shows a man drawing a cartoon face on an easel. He draws a hat on the head and then a bottle of wine, a glass and a cigar. It is a combination of a silent film and stop motion animation.
  • Little Nemo

    Little Nemo
    Little Nemo is a fictional character created by Winsor McCay. Nemo was originally the protagonist of the comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. The full-page weekly strip depicted Nemo having fantastic dreams that were interrupted by his awakening in the final panel. The strip is considered McCay's masterpiece for its experiments with the form of the comics page, its use of color, its timing and pacing, the size and shape of its panels, perspective, architectural and other detail.
  • Gertie the Dinosaur

    Gertie the Dinosaur
    Gertie the Dinosaur is a 1914 animated short film by American cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay. It is the earliest animated film to feature a dinosaur. Gertie was the first film to use animation techniques such as keyframes, registration marks, tracing paper, the Mutoscope action viewer, and animation loops.
  • Cut Out Animations

    Cut Out Animations
    Cutout animation is a form of stop-motion animation using flat characters, props and backgrounds cut from materials such as paper, card, stiff fabric or even photographs. The world's earliest known animated feature films were cutout animations (made in Argentina by Quirino Cristiani), as is the world's earliest surviving animated feature.
  • Walt Disney

    Walt Disney
    In 1929, Disney created Silly Symphonies, which featured Mickey's newly created friends, including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto.On December 21, 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, premiered in Los Angeles and won a total of eight Oscars.During the next five years, Walt Disney Studios completed another string of full-length animated films, Pinocchio (1940), Fantasia (1940), Dumbo (1941) and Bambi (1942).
  • Bouncing Ball

    Bouncing Ball
    Max Fletcher created the bouncing ball animation in songs originally for "Ko-Ko" Song Car-Tunes (1924–1927) and revised in 1929 as Screen Songs (1929–1938) for Paramount. It was introduced in March 1924 with the film Come Take a Trip in my Airship.
  • Steamboat Willie

    Steamboat Willie
    A short film directed by Walt Disney and Un Iwerks. Steamboat Willie is famous for being the first Disney cartoon with synchronized sound, including character sounds and a musical score. Disney knew that synchronized sound was the future of film.The film was animated by Les Clark,Ub Iwerks, and Wilfred Jackson.Staerted the trend of sound in animation.
  • Differences between Disney and Warner bros

    How did the upstart Warner Bros animated characters overtake Disney in popularity? They went edgier! If you look at the old Looney Tunes cartoons, they were hyper-violent; used occasional adult humor and even subtle innuendo; and were very non-PC. Their take-no-prisoners style of anarchy was a marked contrast from Disney. Disney settled into a more innocent, wholesome style. Their characters were more sympathetic and usually were the victims of circumstance
  • Cel Animation

    Cel Animation
    In traditional hand-drawn animation, each moment in time was captured on an individual sheet of thin, transparent plastic. Outlines of the characters were meticulously drawn in ink on the fronts of the sheets, while the colors and details of the characters were painted on the reverse sides. The plastic sheets, known as cels, were then placed face up over painted backgrounds and photographed by a movie camera one cel at a time.Examples include Snow White,Bambi and Alice in wonderland.
  • Walt Disney Animation

    The studio is the successor to Warner Bros. Cartoon, which produced Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon shorts from 1933 to 1969. Warner restarted its animation division in 1980 to produce Looney Tunes related works producing new Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies shorts such as The Duxorcist (1987), Night of the Living Duck (1988), Box-Office Bunny (1990), and Carrotblanca
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    Silent Age Of Animation

    The silent age of animation was a period in time where animation existed but sound technology did not leading to silent animations until the invention of sound technology for animations in 1928.
    Gertie the dinosaur(1914) and Felix the cat are the main examples of this era.
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    Golden Age Of Animation

    The golden age of American animation was a period in the history of U.S. animation that began in 1928 and continued until around 1969 when theatrical animated shorts began losing to the new medium of television animation. popular characters include Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, Donald Duck, Daffy Duck, Goofy, Popeye, Tom and Jerry, Porky Pig, Betty Boop, Woody Woodpecker, Droopy,Superman,Etc.
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    The Dark Age Of Animation

    The quality of animations slowly started to decay and changed its focus on primarily children.The take over of Limited animation caused a severe downfall of the quality of animations.Some examples of this era is The Flinstones,The Jetsons,Fat Albert,Charlie Brown,And the Jungle Book.