Articles on Animation 15 Aug 2009 07:03 am

Animated Film Techniques

Here’s an old article from American Cinematographer Magazine. Published in 1958, it continued through four separate issues of the magazine. Written by Carl Fallberg, the article tries to detail the methods of animation production. Animated Film Techniques

This is a very old xerox copy, so I apologize for any quality problems. Here’s the first two parts of the article. The next two will come next Saturday.

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3 Responses to “Animated Film Techniques”

  1. on 15 Aug 2009 at 6:36 pm 1.John Schnall said …

    I wonder how many of those “poor girls” stuck in the corner of the smoke filled room with the stenotype actually used their position, as the writer of the one official document from the session that “no one can be expected to remember”, to quietly exert an influence on the proceedings, downplaying some ideas and pushing others, while the men in the room patted themselves on the back for their creativity…

    Come to think of it, that would make an interesting live action sit-com, wouldn’t it?

  2. on 17 Aug 2009 at 9:49 pm 2.Ignacio Ochoa said …

    A few moths ago , I posted on my blog an article from “Popular science” magazine (nov 1936) about the technical advances in the Popeye┬┤s animated cartoons. May be you like it.


  3. on 17 Mar 2012 at 12:17 pm 3.rhianna said …

    Very useful article,I have been trying to search for this. Thanks. Please visit mine too if you like computer games at

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