This 12-part docu-series explores the fascinating history of the early cartoon studios, the artform’s growing technology, and its impact on our world.
S01:E01 - When the Theater Was Entertainment
The history of cartoons is one fraught with conflict and drama – as fledgling studios vie for power, influence, and money to be the master of this new and lucrative market.
S01:E06 - When Cartoons Went to War (Pt. 3)
As World War Two began to wind down, the U.S. Government was faced with the unprecedented situation of being the only industrialized country on earth not ravaged by war.
S01:E11 - When Cartoons Became Sitcoms
Where did the beautiful art of unique standalone cartoons go? Ones that tell a full story from start to finish with a surprising ending. Where did they go & why did they disappear?
S01:E12 - Early Forms of 3D Animations
This episode will deal with the three pioneers of 3D style of animation, approached from three different angles. Before the advent of digital animation, this was as good as it got.