Fantasmagorie is a 1908 French animated film by Émile Cohl. It is one of the earliest examples of traditional hand-drawn animation
and considered by film historians to be the first animated cartoon.
French filmmaker Georges Méliès is known as the first cinemagician for his early
use of special effects in cinema.Between 1896 and 1914, he directed some 531 films,
ranging from one to forty minutes in length, usually featuring single in-camera effects
throughout each entire film. In …read more