Network Awesome is proud to present 5 unique collections of vintage computer animation each Monday in August, then forever after on our archives. The series explores the beginning of Computer animation in the 70's but gets comfortable in the 80's exploring this wonderful collection of Polygon based 3D computer animation.
The collection includes videos by many of the pioneering companies of the era including Wonder Works, Equinox, Sogitec, Omnibus / Abel, Japan Computer Graphics Lab, Shirogumi, and Mental Images, Image West, the Ohio Supercomputer Graphics Project, Silicon Graphics, Pacific Data Images, Toyo Links Animation, Information International Inc, MAGI Synthavision, Robert Abel & Associates, Marks & Marks, vdeoCel animation AT&T Bell Laboratories, Symbolics, Witney Demo Productions, and a little company called Apple Computers.
The last of our 5-part series on the beginning of Computer Animation5
Pacific Data Images, Toyo Links Animation, Information International Inc, MAGI Synthavision, Robert Abel & Associates, Marks & Marks, vdeoCel animation4
What happens when things get complex and a bit about "workstations"3
The artier side of early computer graphics and the exploration of movement.2
Totally rad collection of videos and documentaries featuring early computer graphics.1
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Art - When the Wind Blows
Raymond Briggs follows up "The Snowman" with this way-devastating animated classic about an elderly British couple who survive a nuclear attack. Really. With music by David Bowie and Roger Waters.
The Scott and Gary Show, feat. The Beastie Boys
Super-early footage of the Beastie Boys as a 4 piece from NYC Public Access TV. READ THE INFO