History of Animation

Timeline created by TyPhiTran
  • The Father of Animation

    The Father of Animation
    In the beginning of the 20th century, J. Stuart Black created the first animated sequence on film.He shot the film in New Jersey in Thomas Edison’s Black Moria studio.During his time the idea was invigorating as to props being used in his performance
  • The Icon of the Animation Industry

    The Icon of the Animation Industry
    The most infamous icon of animation Mickey Mouse came to the world of animation this year.His debut on the big screen popularized his character and continues to affect animation still today.Although the sound of the animation wasn't the best it still resonates with many today.
  • Flowers and Trees

    Flowers and Trees
    This film was one of Disney's first Technicolor films and even won an academy award for Best Animated Short.Though the film looked amazing it wasn't cheap for Disney, as a matter of fact the technicolor camera almost ran the company of out business.Luckily for Disney the film made a huge profit and swept away their doubt.
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    This full length future film was the first of its kind in animation.the film even holds up quite well nowadays which displays the dedication and effort they put into it.The visuals of course were amazing as well as the storytelling was amazing as well.
  • The Flintstones

    The Flintstones
    Television saw one of its greatest animated shows debut in the middle portion of the 20th century.The counterpart of the Flintstones The Jettisons also saw commercial success due to its similar style and simple story which was easy to get into.
  • Toy story

    Toy story
    Pixar's biggest film saw major success in Computer generated Graphics as to Disneys hand drawn style.Toy Story had lovable characters like Buzz and Woody which helped toy sales as well with its premise.
  • The Avatar

    The Avatar
    The 21st century saw CGI flourish with Avatar as well as many other films.The CGi used in Avatar blew away many viewers and caused it to be one of the most grossing movies up until this year.This wasn't just because the CGI though, the authors dedication to the book saw the film very planned out and not too convoluted.
  • Paranorman

    Paranorman
    Paranorman is a comedy horror stop motion film which used a 3D color printer to create characters faces.This film saw one of the bigger hits of stop motion films with its amazing animation and use of the printer.The film's overlying theme was good and showed the flaws and mistakes of humanity.