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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Heckle and Jeckle

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A still from "The Talking Magpies". This short featured prototypes of the duo.
Gold Key Comics Heckle and Jeckle Issue 2, from February 1962

Heckle and Jeckle are postwar animated cartoon characters created by Paul Terry, originally produced at his own Terrytoons animation studio and released through 20th Century Fox.

Soyuzmultfilm

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Russian animation studio based in Moscow.

Russian animation studio based in Moscow.

Moscow Metro train dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Soyuzmultfilm studio

The "Golden Collection" of Soyuzmultfilm, produced from the beginning of the 1950s and to the end of the 1980s, is considered to be the classics of the animation genre and the best works of world-renowned directors, production designers and animators.

International title card for Season 1

The Smurfs (1981 TV series)

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International title card for Season 1

The Smurfs (syndicated as Smurfs' Adventures) is an animated fantasy-comedy children's television series that originally aired on NBC from 12 September 1981 to 2 December 1989, lasted for eight years.

Theatrical release poster by Tom Jung

The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)

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Theatrical release poster by Tom Jung
Bakshi in January 2009

The Lord of the Rings is a 1978 American animated fantasy film directed by Ralph Bakshi.

A character rig for skeletal animation

Character animation

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A character rig for skeletal animation

Character animation is a specialized area of the animation process, which involves bringing animated s to life.

Demonstration of phi phenomenon using two black bars (SOA = 102 ms, ISI = −51 ms)

Phi phenomenon

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Used in a narrow sense for an apparent motion that is observed if two nearby optical stimuli are presented in alternation with a relatively high frequency.

Used in a narrow sense for an apparent motion that is observed if two nearby optical stimuli are presented in alternation with a relatively high frequency.

Demonstration of phi phenomenon using two black bars (SOA = 102 ms, ISI = −51 ms)
"Magni-phi" variant of the classical experimental arrangement with more than two elements.
Example of beta movement
Hassenstein–Reichardt detection model

This includes especially beta movement, which has been regarded as the illusion of motion in cinema and animation, although it can be argued that beta movement indicates long-range apparent motion rather than the short-range apparent motion seen in film.

A storyboard for The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd episode #408

Storyboard

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A storyboard for The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd episode #408
A storyboard for an animated cartoon, showing the number of drawings (~70) needed for an 8-minute film.
A storyboard template.

A storyboard is a graphic organizer that consists of illustrations or images displayed in sequence for the purpose of pre-visualizing a motion picture, animation, motion graphic or interactive media sequence.

A performance of wayang, an Indonesian shadow puppet form

Shadow play

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Ancient form of storytelling and entertainment which uses flat articulated cut-out figures which are held between a source of light and a translucent screen or scrim.

Ancient form of storytelling and entertainment which uses flat articulated cut-out figures which are held between a source of light and a translucent screen or scrim.

A performance of wayang, an Indonesian shadow puppet form
Hanuman and Ravana in tholu bommalata, the shadow puppet tradition of Andhra Pradesh, India
Wayang kulit shadowplay performance in Semarang, Central Java.
Cambodian shadow puppet depicting Sita
Nang yai
Rama in Malaysian shadow play
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Shadow play Karagöz puppets from Turkey
Stagehands moving zinc figures behind the screen of the Théatre d'Ombres in Le Chat Noir
Part of the collection of the Museo del Precinema, Padua, Italy
Shadow puppeteer, 2006
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet) Kumbakarna, Tropenmuseum Collections, Indonesia, before 1914
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet) Gatot Kaca, Tropenmuseum Collections, Indonesia, before 1914
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet) Wibisana, Tropenmuseum Collections, Indonesia before 1933
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet) Princess Shinta, Tropenmuseum Collections, Indonesia before 1983
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet) Yudhishthira, Tropenmuseum Collections, Indonesia before 1914
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet) Princess Tari, Tropenmuseum Collections, Indonesia before 1934
Indonesian Wayang kulit as seen by the audience
Wayang kulit puppet in Bali, Indonesia
Karagöz and Hacivat
Karagiozis shadow puppet

Malay shadow plays are sometimes considered one of the earliest examples of animation.

Actor playing the Australian bushranger Ned Kelly in The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906), the world's first dramatic feature-length film.

Feature film

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Narrative film with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole presentation in a commercial entertainment program.

Narrative film with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole presentation in a commercial entertainment program.

Actor playing the Australian bushranger Ned Kelly in The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906), the world's first dramatic feature-length film.
A poster for The Jazz Singer (1927) the first feature film to use recorded sound.

The term was used to distinguish the longer film from the short films (referred to as shorts) typically presented before the main film, such as newsreels, serials, animated cartoons, live-action comedies and documentaries.

Bobby Bumps Goes Fishing (1916)

Earl Hurd

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Pioneering American animator and film director.

Pioneering American animator and film director.

Bobby Bumps Goes Fishing (1916)

He is noted for creating and producing the silent Bobby Bumps animated short subject series for early animation producer J.R. Bray's Bray Productions.