early animation

  • Great Moments in Disney History at CartoonBrew
    Great Moments in Disney History at CartoonBrew

    Cartoon Brew TV strikes gold with their look at the rare animated short “Dinner Time”. It’s the subject of Cartoon Brew TV episode #3 and the first film in their “Brew Vaults” series. This is the film that inspired Walt Disney to pursue making “Steamboat Willie”. It was a sound…

  • Animation turns 100 today
    Animation turns 100 today

    Back in 1908 Emile Cohl created Fantasmagorie. It debuted on August 17th, 100 years ago today. It may look like animated chalk drawings, but it’s actually black lines drawn on white paper and then printing in negative to make it look like chalk drawings. The whole picture used 700 drawings.

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