Links - Animation
Origins of American Animation, 1900-1921
American Memory - The development of early American animation is represented by this collection of 21 animated films and 2 fragments, which spans the years 1900 to 1921. They point to a connection between newspaper comic strips and early animated films
Open Directory - Arts: Animation: News and Media
News about the animation industry
Notes on the Origins of American Animation, 1900-1921
American Memory - Origins of American Animation, includes The Enchanted Drawing (1900, Edison),Fun in a Bakery Shop (1902, Edison), Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906, Vitagraph), He Resolves Not to Smoke from Dreamy Dud Series (1915, Essanay), Krazy Kat--Bugologist (1916, I.F.S.). Animator: Frank
So, You Want An Animated .gif, Huh?
Indicates the software needed to create a gif animation.
Intute - Animation and cartooning
Links to information on animation and cartooning. Includes Anime, Manga, comics, & illustrators.
Open Directory Project - Stop Motion Animation
Includes Clay Animation
The Process of Animation
Let Walt Disney himself show you how an animated cartoon is made.
Internet Archive : (Early) Animation & Cartoons
The Internet Archive stores hundreds of early animated cartoons you can watch online. Included are Goofy Gander, Krazy Kat, Casper The Friendly Ghost, Bugs Bunny, Popeye, Donald Duck, Woody Woodpecker, and Heckle And Jeckle.
Flash Animation Tutorial
A flash animation tutorial using Macromedia Flash 8. This software is easy and cheap to acquire and is extremely powerful.
Disney's MultiPlane Camera
Walt Disney himself explains how the multiPlane camera revolutionized the art of animation.
Disney's Steamboat Willie
Steamboat Willie, produced in 1928, was the first animated cartoon with sound synchronization. The debut of this cartoon is deemed to be the "birthday" of Mickey Mouse.