History Of Film

Timeline created by Jaden.D.Broadway
In Film
  • FIRST EVER MOTION PICTURE

    FIRST EVER MOTION PICTURE
    The Horse In Motion was accomplished by using multiple cameras and assembling the picture into a single motion picture. The movie was made to answer question: Are all four of a horse's hooves off the ground at the same time? it proved that they were.
  • SOUND

    SOUND
    Thomas Edison meets with Eadweard Muybridge to discuss adding sound to moving pictures. Edison begins his own experiments
  • FIRST MOTION PICTURE CAMERA

    FIRST MOTION PICTURE CAMERA
    Thomas Edison invented a motion picture camera and peephole viewing device called the Kinetoscope. this device only allows one person to view the picture.
  • FIRST B&W CINEMA

    FIRST B&W CINEMA
    Lumiere brothers in france created the cinematographe. it was a projector that could show motion pictures on a screen for an audience.
  • FIRST U.S. NARRATIVE FILM

    FIRST U.S. NARRATIVE FILM
    The Great Train Robbery, made by Edwin Porter, presented a real storyline and crosscutting between diffrent narrative and camera positions. this film had 14 scenes and lasted 12 minutes.
  • FIRST SOUND EFFECTS

     FIRST SOUND EFFECTS
    Nickelodeon was the first indoor exhibition space dedicated to show motion pictures that used piano music and sound effects.admission charged five cents.
  • FIRST CARTOON

    FIRST CARTOON
    Fantasmagorie is the first animated cartoon ever. It was created by Emile Cohl.
  • TRANSITION TO COLOR PART 1

    TRANSITION TO COLOR PART 1
    Technicolor was founded by Herbert Kalmus. it showed the two colour subtractive process.It used two negatives capturing red and green lights placed back to back.
  • FIRST SPOKEN WORDS

    FIRST SPOKEN WORDS
    "Wait a minute, wait a minute you aint heard nothin yet," were the first words spoken in a movie. In the Warner Bros's The Jazz Singer
  • FIRST OSCARS

    FIRST OSCARS
    The first academy awards cermony honered films and actors of 1927 and 1928 at a private dinner.Best actor was Emil Jannings, best actress was Janet Gaynor, and best film was Wings.
  • TRASITION TO COLOR PART 2

    TRASITION TO COLOR PART 2
    Eastman Kodak introduced the integral tripack.Also known as the Kodachrome. It consist of three emulsions.
  • DISNEY

    DISNEY
    The success of the first full length animated feature snow white in 1937, allowed disney to create more animated features like pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, and Bambi.
  • COMIC BOOK CROSSOVER

    COMIC BOOK CROSSOVER
    the very first comic book to cross over to the film world was Adventures of Captain Marvel. It was based on Captain Marvel, created by Bill Parker and C.C. Beck in ‘Whiz Comics’ #2 (1939).
  • RECORD OF 11 OSCARS

    RECORD OF 11 OSCARS
    Ben-Hur wins 11 oscars. This is the record for the most oscars ever won by one film. This has been tied by the titanic and lord of the rings, but never broken.
  • FIRST STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

    FIRST STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
    Joanne Woodward is the first star to be dedicated on the historic walkway. She is an Academy Award winner for The Three Faces of Eve (1957).
  • POPULAR BLACK SITCOMS

    POPULAR BLACK SITCOMS
    In the early days of television, black actors were often cast in stereotypical roles. In the 1970s popular sitcoms appeared, inluding Good Times, Sanford and Sons, and The Jeffersons. they criticized the image of segregation.
  • JOHN HUGHES

    JOHN HUGHES
    In the 1980s, John Hughes created a sub-genre of youth-oriented teen comedies starring teenage characters. It started with the movie National Lampoon's Vacation and includes other movies like Sixteen Candles, Weird Science, The Breakfast club.
  • THE NEW BLACK WAVE

    THE NEW BLACK WAVE
    Boyz N The Hood started the new black wave. The black wave tackled serious topics that crossed racial lines and appealed to mainstream audiences.
  • CGI GENERATION

    CGI GENERATION
    CGI films became more popular with the release of Shrek and other films such as Finding Nemo , The incredibles, Monsters inc, and Ratatouille.
  • HORROR

    HORROR
    This year was the biggest box office year ever for horror. Movies such as Get Out, It, Happy Death Day, and Jigsaw.