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Oskar Fischinger (1900–1967)


German painter and pioneer animator. In films, he was noted for his abstract shapes synchronised to music. He worked on the special effects of Fritz Lang's sci-fi classic Woman in the Moon (1929), moving to Hollywood in February 1936. He designed the Johann Sebastian Bachs 'Toccata and Fugue in D Minor' sequence for Walt Disney's Fantasia (1940), ... See more trivia »

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 1952 Stereo Film (Short)
 1947 Motion Painting No. 1 (Short)
 1942 Color Rhythm (Short)
 1942 Radio Dynamics (Short)
 1941 American March (Short)
 1937 An Optical Poem (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Allegretto (Short)
 1935 Lichtkonzert No. 2 (Short)
 1935 Muratti privat (Short)
 1935 Komposition in Blau (Short)
 1934 A Play in Colors (Short)
 1934 Muratti greift ein (Short)
 1934 Rivers and Landscapes (Short)
 1934 Squares (Short)
 1933 Kreise (Short)
 1933 Studie Nr .13 (Short)
 1933 Study No. 14 (Short)
 1932 Koloraturen (Short)
 1932 Study No. 10 (Short)
 1932 Study No. 11 (Short)
 1932 Studie Nr. 12 (Short)
 1931 Love-Games (Short)
 1931 Study No. 7 (Short)
 1931 Study No. 8 (Short)
 1931 Study No. 9 (Short)
 1930 Studie Nr. 2 (Short)
 1930 Studie Nr. 3 (Short)
 1930 Studie Nr. 5 (Short)
 1930 Study No. 4
 1930 Study No. 6 (Short)
 1929 Study No. 1 (Short)
 1927 Orgelstäbe
 1927 R-1 (Short)
 1927 Seelische Konstruktionen (Short)
 1927 Wachsexperimente (Short)
 1926 Spirals (Short)
 1926 Raumlichtkunst (Short)
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