Walt Disney Explains the Multiplane Animation Camera in 1957

Walt Disney Explains the Multiplane Animation Camera in 1957

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Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney’s Multiplane Camera

Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera

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A very important innovation and invention that facilitated the animation industry was the multi-plane camera, created by Walt Disney himself. This machine was patented on May 1, 1940. What this did was stack planes of glass on top of each other, each with a different drawn element of the animation. These elements could include backgrounds, foregrounds, or characters. This made it so certain parts of the drawing would not need to be done over and over again, thus saving time and energy.

How Walt Disney Created Mickey Mouse

Walt Disney who produced many famous animated films also invented the multiplane camera.

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Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera

Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera - WDW Radio

The Special Effects Blog: The Multiplane Camera

The multiplane camera was a primary innovation that improved the way traditional animations were created.

Advanced Multiplane Camera set-up built with wood and plexiglass

Advanced Multiplane Camera set-up built with wood and plexiglass

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Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera

Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera - WDW Radio

BAMBI only a few originals from the film are left because most of the scenes where shot in levels with the MULTIPLANE-camera, had to be painted in oil on glass, and after the shots some poor guy had to scrape off the master-paintings from the glass. glass was rare during WWII and had to be reused. the recreated BG’s below were seen the last time in original around 1941/42. this one is about one third of the full length of the opening pan of the film, shot in 8 levels to create the feel of…

BAMBI only a few originals from the film are left because most of the scenes where shot in levels with the MULTIPLANE-camera, had to be painted in oil on glass, and after the shots some poor guy had to scrape off the master-paintings from the glass. glass was rare during WWII and had to be reused. the recreated BG’s below were seen the last time in original around 1941/42. this one is about one third of the full length of the opening pan of the film, shot in 8 levels to create the feel of…

paper marionette animation using DIY multiplane camera

paper marionette animation using DIY multiplane camera

multiplane_camera-Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney’s Multiplane Camera - www.wdwradio.com

Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera

Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera - WDW Radio

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Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera

Awesome Facts You Can Learn From Studying Walt Disney's Multiplane Camera - WDW Radio

Reiniger Multiplane Camera

Willis O’Brien, Iwerks’ Multiplane Camera and Fleischer’s Stereoptical Process

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