History of Animation

  • Kinetoscope

    The Kinetoscope was invented by Thomas Edison and it was capable of showing a series of 50 images in about 13 seconds.
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    Main History of Animation

  • First Animated Film

    J. Stuart Blackton created the first animated film "Humorous Phases of Funny Faces."
  • Animation in Movie Theaters

    "Gertie the Trained Dinosaur" was an animation created by Winsor McCay and was composed of about 10,000 drawings and was shown in movies theaters.
  • Felix the Cat

    Felix the Cat becomes the most popular animated character of the time period.
  • Disney Brothers

    Walt and Roy Disney created the Disney Brothers Cartoons studio.
  • Mickey Mouse

    The most iconic animated character is born and is the creation of Walt and Roy Disneys' Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio.
  • Warner Brothers

    Warner Brothers Cartoon Studio is founded.
  • Donald Duck

    The voice of Donald Duck is introduced over NBC's radio airwaves.
  • Tom & Jerry

    Tom & Jerry makes its first animated appereance.
  • Bambi

    Disney Studios release Bambi the animated film.
  • Cinderella

    The iconic Cinderella animated movie is released by Disney Brothers studio.
  • Peter Pan

    Disney releases Peter Pan the animated film.
  • Flintstones

    The world's first animated TV series the Flintstones is realesed and is aired during prime time.
  • How the Grinch Stole Chirstmas

    Dr. Suess' "How the Grinch Stole Chirstmas" comes to live on teh animated movies screens.
  • Scooby-Doo

    Scooby Dooby - Doo makes his first and definitley not his last TV appearance.
  • The Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast becomes the first animated film to be nominated for an academy award.
  • Toy Story

    First full-feature animated film that is also shown in 3D.
  • Finding Nemo

    Finding Nemo become the highest ever grossing animated film to ever be released.