Film history

  • First Film

    First Film
    It is the first film that we know of. The title is Roundhay Garden Scene by a French inventor named Louise Le Prince
  • Early Special Effects

    Early Special Effects
    George Melies was a French magician and filmmaker that experimented with new motion picture technology. He developed many early special effects techniques.Stop-motion photography is one of them.
  • The Great Train Robbery

    The Great Train Robbery
    It is a film created by Edwin Porter. It was the first movie with a narrative produced. It was a total of 12 minutes long and had 14 scenes.
  • Nickelodeons

    By this time Nickelodeons were averaging 26 million viewers per week. This was starting the rise for movies and going to the movie theater.
  • First Movie With Sound

    First Movie With Sound
    The Jazz Signer was the first movie with sound. It has signing but it was the talking that the actor did in between singing that made it the first movie with sound.
  • First Movie With Color

    First Movie With Color
    The Wizard of Oz was the first movie to fully have color and also have sound.
  • First Television Broadcast With Color

    First Television Broadcast With Color
    It was a broadcast of the 1954 tournament of the roses parade. After this aired most broadcasts continued to be in black and white.
  • Rating System

    Rating System
    In 1968 major studios and theater owners decided to make a rating system. It has changed since but we still use a rating system to this day.
  • The Blockbuster Era Begins

    The Blockbuster Era Begins
    The success of JAWS started the blockbuster film era.
  • CGI

    During this time CGI was being incorporated in movies more and started to become more popular.
  • CGI Evolves

    CGI Evolves
    During this time CGI was used a lot more and was a lot better. CGI was used in so many films that became classics.
  • Film to Digital

    Film to Digital
    At this time digital started to be used and eventually became the new normal.