Moving Pictures

How Does Animation Work?

Descending A Staircase


The following link opens a PDF of these fine folks’ update on the Myth of Persistence of Vision explaining why, ‘windmills do not work this way.’

https://faculty.uca.edu/wsmeador/ccsmi/ccsmi/classicwork/Myth%20Revisited.htm

Previous Debunking:

http://faculty.uca.edu/wsmeador/ccsmi/ccsmi/classicwork/Myth1.htm


Film stock!

film_sizes

imax-film

new_film_stock_35

Netflix?

Film = 24 fps (usually)
Video = 29.97 fps (round up to 30)

Old time ‘flickers’ ran at about 18 fps (depending on the artistry of the projectionist)

Netflix is derived from:

Net = Internet
flix = flickers

Shooting on 2’s and what the heck does that mean?
24 frames of film = 12 drawings, thus two frames per image = shooting on 2’s