Category: Timeline – Decades

2000-2018

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline British Virtual Reality Company collaborate with Google The first ever Virtual Reality (VR) 360 degree interactive Google Doodle ‘Back to the Moon’ is made at Nexus Studios (London) by FX Goby....

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1990s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline Animation Company formed in Scotland Red Kite Animation is formed in Edinburgh, Scotland and produces children’s series such as ‘Dennis the Menace and Gnasher’ and ‘Wendy’. 1997 Peter Lord gains...

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1980s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline Creature Comfort's Commissioned Channel Four commission Aardman to produce the Lip Synch series of five films including the classic ‘Creature Comforts’ that earned Nick Park his first Oscar....

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1970s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline Pink Floyd's The Wall is Animated Illustrator and cartoonist Gerald Scarfe contributes the double album artwork and 15 minutes of surreal animation to the feature film ‘The Wall’ by...

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1960s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline The Arrow is released Newspaper cartoonist Mel Calman produces his first directed film ‘The Arrow’. 1969 The Clangers Land in Britain  Smallfilms produce the children’s series ‘Clangers’ about a...

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1950s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline Smallfilms Established The company Smallfilms is established in a cowshed by Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate. Their first series of cut-out animation for children ‘Ivor the Engine’ is produced....

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1940s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline Julius Pinschewer's King Coal  The film ‘King Coal’ directed by Julius Pinschewer is produced. This is a recruitment and propaganda film for the National Coal Board. 1948 G.B. Animation Formed...

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1930s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline Music Man “John Halas and Joy Batchelor worked on Music Man in 1938, before they formed the Halas & Batchelor studio. Halas directed the film; although Joy Batchelor is not credited,...

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1920s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline The Jazz Stringer ‘The Jazz Stringer’ was the first British animated film combining sound with picture and featured the character ‘Orace the ‘Armonious ‘Ound’ animated by Joe Noble. 1928 Jerry...

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Pre 1910s

powered by SimpleVerticalTimeline Britain’s Effort Lancelot Speed makes the short propaganda film ‘Britain’s Effort’ celebrating the British war effort in the First World War. 1918 John Bull's Animated Sketchbook No 15 Here is a...

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