John Whitney's 1960s computer animation



But Does It Float has screenshots and links to videos (Catalog, Permutations, Matrix) of pioneer computer animation artist John Whitney. Whitney collaborated with designer Saul Bass to create the title sequence for Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958).

About the video above, titled Catalog (1961).

201202021032John Whitney was an American Animator during the mid-1900s. He created many animations and visual effects throughout his life. His animations were created using a mechanism from a World War II M-5 Antiaircraft Gun Director. His piece, Catalogue was a collection of all of the visual effects that he had created up to that point. -- Archer Studios

"My computer program is like a piano. I could continue to use it creatively all my life."

John Whitney's 1960s computer animation