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Winsor McCay: The Day the Pictures Moved

September 14, 2014 in 2d Animation, Featured Posts, History

The date was September 14th 1914 when a West Michigan native named Zenis Winsor McCay appeared in a Vaudeville act, which was the first interactive motion picture ever made. The act was called Winsor McCay and Gertie the Trained Dinosaur. The response was so sensational that it inspired an entire industry devoted to the production […]

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Google Honors 107th Anniversary of Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo

October 15, 2012 in Featured Posts, News

Today Google changed their logo to celebrate the 107th anniversary of Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo comic. Whenever you hear anyone talk about the roots of traditional animation, or the illusion of life, you hear the name Winsor McCay. He was a great pioneer of his time, and made way for future traditional animation enthusiasts. His […]