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A Unique Animated Short Film Made Entirely With Post It Notes

Post-it notes don’t have to serve as repositories for recording all of your daily drudgeries. As evidenced by this remarkable short film, they have positive, creative potential, too.

An Intricate Ink Animation

Just imagine if this technology were around when Picasso painted Guernica.

The Four Biggest Innovators in Animation

Biggest Innovators in Animation: Émile Cohl

Emile Cohl

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Émile Cohl was a French cartoonist and animator who is often referred to as “the father of the animated cartoon.” In 1907, Cohl began work at Gaumont, a motion picture studio who hired him as a scenarist, which is someone who came up with one-page story ideas for movies. It was between February and May of 1908 that Cohl made what is regarded as the first fully animated film: Fantasmagorie.

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