Artifact Details

Title

The Dream Machine: The Story of Scanimate

Catalog Number

102702980

Type

Moving image

Date

2005

Credits

Sieg, David W

Publisher

ZFx Studios

Format

Digital Video Disc (DVD)

Description

This documentary focuses on the development of computer animation in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s using Scanimate analog computer animation system. The Scanimate system was used in notable films and television shows including Star Wars, The Electric Company, and Logan's Run, and was widely used for television graphics.