As a child, she was fascinated with the chinese arts of paper cutting of silhouette puppetry, even building her own puppet theatre. Hailed as the first fulllength animated film in the history of cinema, lotte reiniger s the adventures of prince achmed, premiered in germany in 1926, is an astonishing labour of love, which took three years and 300,000 camera shots to complete. The adventures of prince achmed by morricone youth free. Christmas is magic 1953 stars robert hutton and frances rafferty in a bright and touching story of a widow who meets a world war ii veteran suffering from amnesia on christmas eve.
The fairy tale films 19221954, a collection of lotte reinegers. The german film producer lotte reiniger used silhouettes to produce the first featurelength animated film in cinema history. Based on the arabian nights, this classic film tells the epic tale of prince achmed, who is tricked into mounting a magical flying horse by a wicked sorcerer. After three years of cutting and animating silhouettes and taking over 250,000 framebyframe stills3, lotte. It was in london that she started creating short musical films using shadowgraph and in collaboration with her husband carl koch, an avantgarde filmmaker. Lotte that silhouette girl animated documentary, 2018 composer orchestrator and filmmaker dir. Lotte reiniger made over sixty films, of which eleven are considered lost and fifty to have survived. My dissertation clarifies this obscurity by recovering lotte reiniger, the inventor of the multiplane camera and producer of the first animated feature film, the adventures of prince achmed 1926. Elizabeth beech and carla patullo narrated by lotte reiniger awards. Analysis of lotte reiniger silhouette animation by shawy. Today, we are featuring the work of two giants of cartooning harvey kurtzman and will elder harvey kurtzman made a name for himself in his early years with the one page hey look.
Silhouettes and shadow play lotte reiniger was born in berlin and she grew up in a cultured family that was interested in art. Lotte reiniger herself is the prime genius behind all of her films. Scene from an early animated fairy tale by lotte reiniger, master german silhouette artist. The adventures of lotte reiniger the early years of film animation. Las aventuras del principe achmed vose lotte reiniger, 1926. Levins from morricone youth the adventures of prince achmed ep limited to 500 6song ep black vinyl 150g with digital download card 31 minutes 33 rpm original live score composed and performed by morricone youth to lotte reiniger s 1926 german animated silent film the oldest known surviving animated film devon e. Some critical perspectives on lotte reiniger edited by women. Use overhead projector to enlarge image on a dollar tree shower curtain. See more ideas about paper cutting, paper art and art.
Las aventuras del principe achmed vose lotte reiniger. German filmmaker lotte reiniger meticulously cut out over 300,000 cardboard silhouettes to tell the story of prince achmed. Lotte reiniger was born in the charlottenburg district of berlin on 2 june 1899 to carl reiniger and eleonore lina wilhelmine rakette. Charlotte lotte reiniger 2 june 1899 19 june 1981 was a german film director and the. Wayang kulit and its influence on modern entertainment. The origins and inspirations of lotte reiniger s art. Reiniger made more than 40 films over her career, all using. This guide is useful for exploring topics including moving image arts, film studies, art and design. The adventures of prince achmed was the first featurelength animation in film history, created by lotte reiniger and handtinted frame by frame. The fairy tale films 19221954, a collection of lotte reinegers stunning depictions of popular fairy tales using her unique silhouette animation style.
The art of lotte reiniger lotte reiniger s prince achmed. A young prince embarks on a series of great adventures, including uniting with aladdin and the witch of the fiery mountains to save a beautiful princess. Historically it is an important work in the animation canon and within the global film community. These notes accompany the screening of giovanni pastrones cabiria on november 11, 12, and in theater 3 h. Google doodle celebrates animation pioneer lotte reiniger. Lotte reiniger was a pioneer in silhouette animation.
Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Cinderella free one of the first films by the silhouette animator lotte reiniger 1922. At the end, dead ladies show cofoundershosts katy and florian chat with susan about exciting developments and podcasts. Cold war procapitalism animations free a series of cold war animations that explain why american capitalism is the best way to go. Of the surviving films for which she had full artistic responsibility, eleven were created in the silent period if the threepart doktor dolittle 19271928 is considered a single film.
The adventures of prince achmed curzon home cinema. Lotte reiniger s brilliant adventures of prince achmed is a true animation gem. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Luckily the youngest princess in the kingdom came to play near the lake every day so the frog got hes chance to become a prince again. Fans of the thief of bagdad 1924 and 1940, the thief and the cobbler, aladdin. Her work is widely recognized as an enchantment, art and technique master piece. Her works were inspired by shadow puppets, and in turn have gone on to influence modern animation. In order to break the spell a good princess had to grant him one wish. Completely clean install firefox, no offers firefox. My public domain dvd of the adventures of prince achmed included a biographical feature titled lotte reiniger. Reiniger, a celebrated pioneer of silhouette animation, created all the characters and cut out every single silhouette herself, colourtinting the. Lotte reiniger early animation at its best lotte reiniger s prince achmed. Adventures of prince achmed dvd, 2002 for sale online ebay.
The same is true for the animation film collection with works by lotte reiniger, oskar fischinger and the diehl brothers. Las aventuras del principe achmed vose lotte reiniger, 1926 by lotte reiniger. First tricktable berlin, 1920 courtesy of william mortiz. Lotte reiniger s epic adventure classic is so good and so mesmerizing that you will soon forget that you are only looking at stopmotion silhouettes. This page was last edited on 7 october 2019, at 20. Our podcast producer susan stone tells the story of lotte reiniger, a true pioneer of animation and psaligraphy. Reiniger is known as the pioneer of animation, and she did silhouette animation using cutout puppets from 1918 to 1979. By layering sheets of glass under a camera and moving the background panels within each frame separate from her puppet cutouts, she was able. Back in 1923, lotte reiniger invented the first multiplane camera, a technique used to film her first and only full length animated feature film, the adventures of prince achmed. All of our products are colorful, cheerful, and designed to make you smile. The star of bethlehem 1956 is an outstanding animated short using the delightful and painstakingly precise silhouette style of lotte reiniger. Considered by many to be the first fulllength animated film, the story of lotte reiniger s mesmerizing work is taken from the arabian nights.
Charlotte lotte reiniger june 2, 1899 june 19, 1981 was a german film director and the foremost pioneer of silhouette animation. If you dont know whether youre allowed to download images, check with an adult. Lotte that silhouette girl usa i 2018 i 10 min directors. Made by legendary german animator lotte reiniger who was responsible for the 1926 film the adventures of prince achmed. The frog prince is a classical fairytale about a prince who is turned into a frog by an evil witch. The story is adapted from the tales of the arabian nights. Lotte also performed with live shadowpuppet performances in england, and wrote a definitive book about silhouettes. A handsome prince rides a flying horse to faraway lands and embarks on magical adventures, which include befriending a witch, meeting aladdin, battling demons and falling in love with a princess. We are friends with developmental disabilities and all of the profits from every item you purchase will help us become more productive, independent members of our community. Thursday is the 117th birthday of the german woman who pioneered the art of stop motion animation in a style utterly her own.
Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. However, the origins of the animated feature film remain obscured. More than just noting that reinigers prince achmed, begun in 1923 and released in 1926, was a pioneer featurelength animated film, one must proclaim that it is. Gospel films archive series christmas collection dvd. Reiniger is known to have worked onor contributed silhouette sequences toat least another seven films. Dffs collection of historical german films before 1945 is of international importance. Homage to the inventor of the silhouette film that was an especially good primer for discovering a life welllived, if not wellenough known. Lotte reiniger by william moritz lotte reiniger, when mentioned at all, is most often brushed off in a single sentence noting that she apparently made a featurelength silhouette film in 1926, the adventures of prince achmed.
Lotte reinigers brilliant adventures of prince achmed is a true animation gem. A special focus of dffs archive is on advertising and industrial films. Contact us for more information on the workshops or to download our. Animated short 2010 graduation project inspired by lotte reiniger s, michel ocelots works and antony lucass jasper morello film. A lottie is a jsonbased animation file format that enables designers to ship animations on any platform as easily as shipping static assets. Find backdrops in the scratch library, or download and add one you find on the internet. Moreover, when coupled with musician chris daviess new score, reiniger s work leaps anachronistically to. Cinematheque ontario will present lotte reiniger s timeless silhouette. They are small files that work on any device and can scale up or down without pixelation. The adventures of prince achmed is a 1926 german animated fairytale film by lotte reiniger. Lotte reiniger2 lotte reiniger 18991981 is today considered one of the most innovative pioneers of animation history. The first fulllength animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece and one of the great classics. Reinstalling using all possible combinations results in firefox choose user profile box with nothing in and no way to create profile a window pop up for tiny fraction of a second and disappeared without letting me see whats in it.611 1164 1512 1255 1166 824 515 1467 1066 1498 1549 561 279 1114 1585 1403 226 591 646 637 112 671 687 335 664 528 83 263 1040 465 828 1461 660 1161 4 472 373 270 245