Walt Disney Explains the Multiplane Animation Camera in 1957

Walt Disney Explains the Multiplane Animation Camera in 1957

This video’s packed with double the geekiness (camera geek + Disney geek). Watch Walt Disney talk about Disney’s MultiPlane Camera, a “super cartoon camera.” He gets into visual effects and camera.

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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Walt Disney's MultiPlane Camera (Filmed: Feb. 13, 1957) - YouTube

Walt Disney's last filmed appearance Walt explains dimension and historic video production

Dancing On A Cloud • Inspired by the final scene of Sleeping Beauty, the technique used to create the custom embroidery is taken from the concept of the multiplane camera developed for Snow White. By which artworks are layered and painted onto various layers of glass to give depth and movement. #Disney #OnceUponADream #SleepingBeauty #SnowWhite

Dancing On A Cloud • Inspired by the final scene of Sleeping Beauty, the technique used to create the custom embroidery is taken from the concept of the multiplane camera developed for Snow White. By which artworks are layered and painted onto various layers of glass to give depth and movement. #Disney #OnceUponADream #SleepingBeauty #SnowWhite

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.

The Very First Mickey Mouse Cartoons

Walt Disney was on a long, depressing train ride home in April 1928 when he doodled a black and white mouse with big ears and a thin tail - Mickey Mouse.

Walt Disney's MultiPlane Camera (Filmed: Feb. 13, 1957) - YouTube

Walt Disney explains his invention. Probably the most advanced tool ever made in the field of animation.

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

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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

Advanced Multiplane Camera set-up built with wood and plexiglass

Advanced Multiplane Camera set-up built with wood and plexiglass

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…

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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

Walt Disney's MultiPlane Camera (1957) Good for basic breakdown of animation while teaching other art concepts. (Depth, dimension)

Walt Disney's MultiPlane Camera Good for basic breakdown of animation while teaching other art concepts.

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