BY NO MEANS EXTENSIVE, A SHORT HISTORY OF ANIMATION
What is Camera-less Animation?
Before internet, satellite dishes, DVDs, VHSs, and film (and all the other modes in-between and after)… there was Camera-less Animation. These were creative ways to pass the time watching animations that had not been shot with a camera to be projected later (like on a screen in a movie theatre).
One of the earliest of these was the THAUMATROPE:
This video also has a great explanation for how flipbooks work!
‘Customers Wanted’ -Popeye, 1939
Charles Reynaud and his PRAXINOSCOPE
FILM AS WE KNOW (KNEW) IT!
AND Thomas Edison