Women In Film: Lotte Reiniger

Women In Film: Lotte Reiniger

El Pez Digital: Un talento con suerte Lotte Reiniger

The Adventures of Prince Achmed 1926 silent film. Art and design by Lotte Reiniger.

"Däumelinchen" by Lotte Reiniger    Däumelinchen rescored by Anna Drubich.  Commission by "GAM"- Ensemble (Ансамбль «Галерея актуальной музыки» --  ГАМ-ансамбль)  Live performance in Nizhniy Novgorod. 2010

Who was the "mother" of animation? Meet Lotte Reiniger, the German filmmaker who made movie history with little more than paper, scissors, and imagination

Lotte Reiniger silhouette animation

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Lotte Reiniger moving one of her Silhouette cuts, then photographing it, frame by frame to make a Silhouette animation. She was a pioneer in this type of animation, and had the first full length animated film (not Disney!)

Behind the scenes of the German animated, silent film 'Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed' (The Adventures of Prince Achmed) by silhouette animator Lotte Reiniger,

Early film by Lotte Reiniger, her version of Cinderella (Aschenputtel) from 1922.

Lotte Reiniger, animation pioneer, predated Walt Disney by more than a decade - Vox

The work was painstaking

Lotte Reiniger's 117th birthday marked with Google doodle

Pre-dating Walt Disney, she pioneered a style of animation using thousands of photos of paper cut-out silhouettes arranged to tell a story

Lotte reiniger, first animator, and she's a woman. Infamous, not well-known, but completely amazing. <3

The Adventures of Prince Achmed ---- Lotte Reiniger's paper cut silhouette illustration

Have you ever heard of Lotte Reiniger? Lotte Reiniger (1899-1981) was a German animator who pioneered the art of using silhouettes in animation. She was ahead of her time anyway as a female animator, as she started doing this in 1917.

Watch the following video to see how she created her silhouette pictures and animations, then watch the short film, Papageno, from 1935 to be blown away by all the details in her work. It's amazing and charming.

Lotte Reiniger, Charlotte "Lotte" Reiniger (June 1899 – June was a German silhouette animator and film director.

Javanese-style shadow puppets

In Lottie Reiniger was approached and asked to make a feature length animated film. The film was called ‘The Adventures of Prince Achmed’ which was completed in This is the oldest animated feature film, that is still available to view today.

Lotte Reiniger - early cut-paper animation

Lotte Reiniger - early cut-paper animation Silhouette against watercolor background for depth.