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The art of depicting the ‘moving image goes as far back

A brief introduction

The art of depicting the ‘moving image(s)’ goes as far back as the Paleolithic age, where the early humans had tried to depict the movement of animals in his/her cave paintings with certain superimposed positions, which when flickered with the flames of torch light might have produced a similar effect of animation. So, the credit for the invention of animation effect can be dedicated to these early humans, which was transformed and pronounced even more beautifully and realistically by the eminent scientists of the modern generation with the help of the technology.

Of the many industries that were and still are benefitted by the capabilities of the animation effect, one cannot deny the extremely favorable profits gained by the film industry, which is very well seen in the great animated movies that are ruling the hearts and minds of people more earnestly. Ever since the introduction of the first ‘true animation’ movie called the ‘Fantasmagorie’ by the French animator Emilie Cohl, there is no stopping back to this technique and a lot many developments have reformed this wonderful effect in a much more appealing and enchanting form. So, what is this animation effect? Why is it favored a lot? Let’s discover the answers to these fundamental questions before investigating more about this topic.