An American animator, John Whitney, Sr was considered as one of the fathers of computer animation. It is the creation of moving images using computer technology. In the ’40s and ’50s, he and his brother James created a series of experimental films made with a custom-built device based on old anti-aircraft analog computers (Kerrison Predictors) connected by servos to control the motion of lights and lit objects — the first example of motion control photography. One of Whitney’s best-known works from this early period was the animated title sequence from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 film Vertigo, which he collaborated on with graphic designer Saul Bass.

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