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Don Hertzfeldt (Donald Charles Hertzfeldt) was born on the 1 August 1976 in Fremont, California. He is well known for his animated work such as Rejected, It's Such a Beautiful Day, World of Tomorrow, The meaning of life, one of the Simpson's Couch gag animations and so many shorts. one of his animation was nominated for an Academy Award for Animated Short Film. He learned all of his at the University of California, Santa Barbara in B.A in Film studies, billy's balloon is very surreal and disturbed yet a funny idea that a balloon would start attacking children and is just a great watch for all of Don's animations are hand drawn and not computer animated.
Lotte Reiniger was born in 1899 in Berlin. she is well known for her paper animation as well as working by herself by creating specific animation technique and made it so utterly her own. when it comes to her animations they are always a colorful background with black card objects and characters, this is interesting in that she shows her animations in a fairy tale style ways giving off this creativity and daydream feel. Her first animation was in 1926 called "The Adventures of Prince Achmed" and continued making paper animated films, over 40 animations until she passed away in 1981.