Animation & Cartoons
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Computer animation is the art of creating moving images via the use of computers.
Graphics file formats like GIF, MNG, SVG and Flash (SWF) allow animation to be viewed on a computer or over the Internet.
Anime is a medium of animation originating in Japan, with distinctive character and background aesthetics that visually set it apart from other forms of animation.
An animated cartoon is a short, hand-drawn (or made with computers to look similar to something hand-drawn) moving picture for the cinema, TV or computer screen, featuring some kind of story or plot (even if it is a very short one). Please note that this page is not about animated films in general, but only about ones which follow the above definition. Although cartoons can use many different types of animation, they all fall under the traditional animation category.