Priit Pärn (born 1946) is a prized Estonian cartoonist and animation director. His works are know for surreal humor and unique graphic style. "1895" was made as a tribute to cinema and to mark the centenary of the invention of cinema by the Lumiere brothers. Speedy narration of the animation is packed with history and absurd humor. It's complexity makes it worth watching over and over again, each time revealing more of what you had missed previously.