Welcome to the Early Animation Wiki! We are a collaborative place to share information on the early days of animation.
Find biographical information on animators, directors, background artists, composers voice actors, and more. Pictured: Tex Avery.
Watch examples of early animation, complete with links to information about the cartoons, their makers, and their studios.
Histories of the studios responsible for producing and distributing early animation.
Find information on early animators, animation studios, artistic movements, influences, and more in books, journal and magazine articles, and links to websites, blogs, and collections.
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera were two animators from MGM who began their own animated television studio, Hanna-Barbera Productions; a studio which would dominate and transform the industry from the 60s to the end of the century.
Tom Sito is a highly influential American animator, animation historian and teacher, who has often been considered one of the key figures in the Disney Renaissance.
Snagglepuss is in love with Lilah the Lion, who runs to Snagglepuss asking him to save her from a hunter. He invites her into his home, upon which she expresses her dissatisfaction. Finally, he decides to face the hunter rather than stay with her.
The Toronto Animated Arts Festival is an annual collection of showcases, workshops and lectures around different topics in animation, running from April 22-24 2016. Some 2016 selections include lectures and workshops on Pixar, Nelvana and Hanna-Barbera.