Monday, October 12, 2009

Lotte Reiniger

Lotte Reiniger was a pioneer of animation. Born in Germany in 1899 she created dozens of silhouette stop-motion films, paving the way artistically and technologically for the likes of Walt Disney. Her movies are heavily atmospheric, a little creepy and very beautiful. Take a gander...

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Hansel and Gretel

1 comment:

  1. Holy shit dude. I REMEMBER the Hansel and Gretel one. I saw it when I was really little, and I could barely visualize it in my memory, but it's always been there. Pretty much all I remember is that it creeped me out. Good fucking post.