Video by CanvasPop is a weekly blog series displaying awe-inspiring videos regarding art, photography, or design. Check back on Saturdays for a new post!
GIF was the Oxford Dictionary word of the year in 2012, so we thought this video “A Short History of the Gif | Moving the Still” was very fitting for our first “Video by CanvasPop” post of 2013. Directed by Sean Pecknold for LEGS Media, the video explores the history of the GIF from 1987 to present day. To them, a GIF is more than just a graphics interchange format — it’s an art form. We couldn’t agree more!