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The Mind's Eye (1990)

| Animation, Short | Video
A compilation of early computer animation experiments.

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(as Jan C. Nickman)
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The Mind's Eye is a compilation of experimental computer animations from when such technology was in its early infancy. The animations are from various studios, having been arranged in a sort of "2001" evolution-timeline theme, and set to synthesized music. These pioneering CGI projects later gave rise to films such as Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Antz, and Shrek. Written by Tyler Norman

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It took over 300 computer animation artists to make this 40 minute compilation. See more »

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Edited from Quest: A Long Ray's Journey Into Light (1986) See more »

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This movie has got to be the best CG experiment!
14 September 2003 | by (MN) – See all my reviews

I probably saw this movie first in about 1995. Since then I've returned to it many times. It's great! I especially like the first and second clips, "Creation" and "Civilization Rising." Wow! This was so cool back in the glory days of CG animation. CG is way older than I am, as I know the film "Tron" was made 7 years before my time. But this film was a landmark in the early '90s. It was probably the first collaboration of different CG experiments set to music. I like it so much, I think I'll go watch it now. Bye


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