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Animated GIFs | Off Book

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You've probably seen GIFs appear across your social media pages - but what are they, exactly and where did they originate? Give your kids a short history of the medium with this video from PBS Digital Studios’ “Off Book,” and find out how one of the oldest image formats on the web – the animated Graphics Interchange Format – has been elevated to the ranks of “visual artistry.” You’ll also learn how Tumblr became a hotbed of GIF creativity, and hear from artists who are transforming the GIF into powerful new visual experiences.

Learn more: http://to.pbs.org/2rIflXQ

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