A report on Animation

Nr. 10 in the reworked second series of Stampfer's stroboscopic discs published by Trentsensky & Vieweg in 1833.
A projecting praxinoscope, from 1882, here shown superimposing an animated figure on a separately projected background scene
Fantasmagorie (1908) by Émile Cohl
Italian-Argentine cartoonist Quirino Cristiani showing the cut and articulated figure of his satirical character El Peludo (based on President Yrigoyen) patented in 1916 for the realization of his films, including the world's first animated feature film El Apóstol.
An example of traditional animation, a horse animated by rotoscoping from Eadweard Muybridge's 19th-century photos.
A clay animation scene from a Finnish television commercial
A 2D animation of two circles joined by a chain
World of Color hydrotechnics at Disney California Adventure creates the illusion of motion using 1,200 fountains with high-definition projections on mist screens.

Method in which figures are manipulated to appear as moving images.

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Nr. 10 in the reworked second series of Stampfer's stroboscopic discs published by Trentsensky & Vieweg in 1833.

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Little Nemo and the Princess ride away in the mouth of a dragon.

Little Nemo (1911 film)

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Little Nemo and the Princess ride away in the mouth of a dragon.
The comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland is considered McCay's masterpiece (July 22, 1906).
Winsor McCay sketches three of his Little Nemo characters: Impie, Nemo, and Flip.

Winsor McCay: The Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics, more commonly known as Little Nemo, is a 1911 silent animated short film by American cartoonist Winsor McCay.

A special effect of a miniature person from the 1952 film The Seven Deadly Sins

Special effect

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Special effects (often abbreviated as SFX, F/X or simply FX) are illusions or visual tricks used in the theatre, film, television, video game, amusement park and simulator industries to simulate the imagined events in a story or virtual world.

Special effects (often abbreviated as SFX, F/X or simply FX) are illusions or visual tricks used in the theatre, film, television, video game, amusement park and simulator industries to simulate the imagined events in a story or virtual world.

A special effect of a miniature person from the 1952 film The Seven Deadly Sins
Publicity still for the 1933 film King Kong, which used stop-motion model special effects
A period drama set in Vienna uses a green screen as a backdrop, to allow a background to be added during post-production.
Bluescreens are commonly used in chroma key special effects.
Spinning fiery steel wool at night
Rig & Gimbal Mechanical Special Effects
Demonstration of bullet hit squibs embedded in a waterproof down jacket as the dead-character costume bursting out fake blood and smoke.

His most famous film, Le Voyage dans la lune (1902), a whimsical parody of Jules Verne's From the Earth to the Moon, featured a combination of live action and animation, and also incorporated extensive miniature and matte painting work.

Adobe After Effects

Motion graphics

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Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premiere Pro
Particle system demonstration

Motion graphics (sometimes mograph) are pieces of animation or digital footage which create the illusion of motion or rotation, and are usually combined with audio for use in multimedia projects.

Theatrical release poster

The Rescuers Down Under

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Theatrical release poster

The Rescuers Down Under is a 1990 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

Key frame

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In animation and filmmaking, a key frame (or keyframe) is a drawing or shot that defines the starting and ending points of a smooth transition.

Cartoon violence

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Cartoon violence is the representation of violent actions involving animated characters and situations.

Walter Lantz Productions

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Walter Lantz Productions was an American animation studio.

Two repetitions of a walking sequence recorded using a motion-capture system

Motion capture

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Process of recording the movement of objects or people.

Process of recording the movement of objects or people.

Two repetitions of a walking sequence recorded using a motion-capture system
Motion capture performers from Buckinghamshire New University
Reflective markers attached to skin to identify body landmarks and the 3D motion of body segments
Silhouette tracking
A dancer wearing a suit used in an optical motion capture system
Markers are placed at specific points on an actor's face during facial optical motion capture.
body motion capture
A high-resolution uniquely identified active marker system with 3,600 × 3,600 resolution at 960 hertz providing real time submillimeter positions
IR sensors can compute their location when lit by mobile multi-LED emitters, e.g. in a moving car. With Id per marker, these sensor tags can be worn under clothing and tracked at 500 Hz in broad daylight.
Underwater motion capture camera
Motion tracking in swimming by using image processing

Low latency, close to real time, results can be obtained. In entertainment applications this can reduce the costs of keyframe-based animation. The Hand Over technique is an example of this.

An 1879 illustration of a praxinoscope

Praxinoscope

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An 1879 illustration of a praxinoscope
A projecting praxinoscope, 1882
The Théâtre Optique, 1892. This ultimate elaboration of the device used long strips with hundreds of narrative images.
The kinematofor made by Ernst Plank, of Nuremberg, Germany: a variation of the praxinoscope, powered by a miniature hot air engine.

The praxinoscope was an animation device, the successor to the zoetrope.

Lotte Reiniger London Abbey Arts Centre Garden 02

Silhouette animation

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Lotte Reiniger London Abbey Arts Centre Garden 02

Silhouette animation is animation in which the characters are only visible as black silhouettes.