Early influences, the films of Winsor McCay

Ain’t it Cool News recently dug some pretty good gems out of the History of Animation Archives, here is a brief introduction to the grandfather of animation Winsor McCay, with a glimpse of what could be considered the first known sketching video of all time! Little Nemo from 1911.

incidentally, Brad Bird recently received the The Winsor McCay Award via the 38th annual Annie Awards, he wasn’t present to receive said honor – and here’s why.

– ST