International Animation Day

International Animation Day is celebrated every year on October 28.

International Animation Day was created by ASIFA  in 2002 to honor what is often called in history
“the birth of animation” which happened on October 28 1892 when Emile Reynaud’s Theatre Optique in Paris had it’s first public performance of the projected moving images “Pauvre Pierrot”and “Autour d’une cabine”.