Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Lotte Reiniger

Another inspirational practitioner Lotte Reiniger born in Berlin 1899, lover of chinese shadow puppet theatre and film.

Creator of Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed (The Adventures of Prince Achmed), completed in 1926, the oldest surviving animated feature film.

Check out this clip of her at work:

and a clip from 'jack and the beanstalk

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