Poetry in motion ...
10,000 BC
The quest to tell stories through the use of moving images began over 17,000 years ago.
1926
Whether you call it Dadaist, surrealist or experimental in nature, Marcel Duchamp's 1926 black & white film Anemic Cinema displays motion graphics in a way that no one had ever seen before.
1926
Man Ray's 1926 short black & white film Emak-Bakia, subtitled a Cinepoeme, is cinema's earliest example of live action meets motion graphics.
1926
You most likely think that the first full-length animated feature is Walt Disney's 1937 masterpiece, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, but actually, Adventures of Prince Achmed, created in 1926, is the world's first (surviving) full-length animated film.
1933
Circles - is it high art or mass market commercial work ... or both?
1936
Commonly used to create the large interactive map that the weather man or woman stands in front of on your local weather report on TV, Chroma Key is a cutting-edge technology that has changed the way we view the world of moving pictures.
1970
The Chyron Corporation is the leading hardware manufacturer and software designer of 2D and 3D broadcast character generators in North America.
1986
Computer animation, video editing, technical graphics, anti-aliasing and graphical user interface all exist because of a huge development in computer graphics technology: SuperPaint.