Animation Technology

  • Digital Media FX  
    Digital Media FX is an online publication for animators, visual effects technicians, and video game designers. The website's archives holds a number of interviews with animators and technicians, as well as many articles on practical issues regarding animation alongside examinations of earlier animation technology.
  • Google Patents  
    Search for patents by keyword or inventor and view them in their entirety. A great tool for finding out about the invention of moving image technologies.
  • Moving Image Collection Catalog  
    The Museum of the Moving Image's collection contains artifacts from every stage of producing, promoting, and exhibiting motion pictures, television, and digital media -- currently more than 130,000 objects. Holdings include licensed merchandise, technical apparatus, still photographs, production design materials, costumes, fan magazines, publicity materials, and video and computer games. The online catalog currently contains over 4,000 silent-era and licensed merchandise entries.