Animation Videos


Monday, July 23, 2007

1940 - "PINOCCHIO" Is Born

At the year 1940, Disney created his second animated feature "PINOCCHIO" ,based on the book Pinocchio - Tale of a Puppet by Carlo Collodi.

At the same year "FANTASIA" was created.

In that year Bill Hanna & Joe Barbera started work for MGM.
Later on they will create an empire themselves.

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Snow White is celebrating 70 !!

This 83 minutes Disney's full-length animated feature is the first one with color and with sound.

It came after the success of Disney's earlier animated short, The Three Little Pigs (1933).

It was also the first film to release a motion picture soundtrack album.

It took almost 4 years and $1.7 million to create, and was released for its premiere during the Christmas season of 1937.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Goofy Was Born At 1932

In Walt Disney's "MICKEY'S REVUE" Goofy is born.

At the same year Walt Disney wins his first Academy Award for "FLOWERS AND TREES."

This film was the first to use 3 strip Technicolor (color) in animation.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Bosko - Mickey's Brother By Warner Bros.

The Warner Bros. Cartoons are born. The First Warner Bros. short was

SINKING IN THE BATHTUB with the character BOSKO who was a take off on Disney's Mickey Mouse.

Monday, July 9, 2007

Disney's Brothers Studio

In 1923 ,Walt and Roy Disney founded in Kansas the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio that was called Laugh-O-Grams. In that year they went bankrupt .

Walt Disney moved to Los Angeles, California and opened a new studio in his uncle's garage.

He started new style in animation that combined live action and animation.

The series of cartoons he produced was called "Alice Comedies" and featured a live action girl with animated characters.

In 1924 , Disney's Alice series goes into distribution.

3 years later, Disney started to sell the "OSWALD THE RABBIT" shorts for $2500.00.

That was the begining of The real un animation industry.

Sunday, July 8, 2007

Max Fleischer - Popeye and Betty Boop Creator

The famous Fleischer Studios, one of the first animation studios , were the studious who found a method to produce animation more efficiently and economically, calling "The method of producing moving picture cartoons" in 1917.
Fleischer made the first sound cartoons of contemporary comic heroes like Popeye and Betty Boop.

Friday, July 6, 2007

Tex Avery - Father of Daffy Duck And Bugs Bunny

Tex Avery was the true genius behind the cartoon boom at Warner Bros.
and MGM in the 1940s as well: he abandoned Disney's ultra-realistic approach took the art of animation to an entirely new level.

While Disney's cartoons strived to create painstakingly lifelike imitations of reality, Avery's cartoons did things that could only be done in cartoons.

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Fantasmagorie - The First Animation Film

This film by frenchman Emile Cohl is considered by many to be the first animated film.

Cohl started as a well-known comic strips before he went into animation.