Silent Latin America

Authored by: Giannalberto Bendazzi

Animation: A World History

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138854529
eBook ISBN: 9781315721057
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According to the Índice cronológico del cine mexicano,1 the first animated film of the country is Mi sueño, made in 1915 by an unknown author. The first animator whose name we know is Miguel Angel Acosta2 (or Alcorta), who animated some cut-outs in 1929 (Luis Strempler mentions ‘more than two hundred productions of animated films of about thirty seconds each’).3

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