History of Film

Timeline created by Shakti Patel
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  • Edward Muybridge

    Edward Muybridge
    Edward Muybridge uses 24 static cameras to shoot Sallie Gardner's handy Gallop.
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  • Praxinoscope

    Praxinoscope
    Charles Emile Reynald created a Praxinoscope ( "first movie machine" that could project a series of images onto a screen.)
  • Marey, Camera

    Marey, Camera
    Marey constructed a camera that could take multiple (12) photographs per second. Also known as the "inventor of cinema."
  • Roundhay Garden Scene

    Roundhay Garden Scene
    Louis Le Prince's "first film" Roundhay Garden Scene is made.
  • Kinetograph

    Kinetograph
    Dickson created a motor - powered camera that could photograph motion pictures called a Kinetograph.
  • Black Maria

    Black Maria
    The world's first film production studio is established called "The Black Maria."
  • "Fred Ott's Sneeze"

    "Fred Ott's Sneeze"
    The Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze became the first film to become registered for copyright.
  • Cinemotograph

    Cinemotograph
    The Luimiere Brothers invented a machine, Cinemotograph that could shoot, print, and project moving pictures.
  • "Life of a Fireman" and "The great Train Robbery."

    "Life of a Fireman" and "The great Train Robbery."
    Porter's FIlm "Life of a Fireman" and "The Great Train Robbery" ysed editing techniques such as parrallel action and eptical shifts.
  • Casade Theatre

    Casade Theatre
    Warner brothers opened a 99 seat Caseade Theatre in Pennslyvania.
  • The Independent Moving Pictures Company

    The Independent Moving Pictures Company
    The (IMP) Company first film was the one-reel Hiawatha, "first independent film."
  • Dante's Inferno

    Dante's Inferno
    Dante's Inferno became the first feature-length film to be released in its entirety in the United States. (69 minutes.)
  • Inceville

    Thomas Ince found Inceville, the first modern Hollywood Studio.
  • Universal Picture Studio

    Laemmle built the Universal Picture Studio in the San Fernando Valley, north of Hoollywood.
  • "A Fool There"

    "A Fool There"
    "A Fool There" was Fox's first feature release.
  • U.S. air-conditioned Theatr

    Sam Katz and Barney and A.J. Balaban establishes the first U.S. air-conditioned theatre in Chicago at Central Park.
  • The Coverd Wagon

    The Coverd Wagon
    The Coverd Wagon became the first feature documentary of non-fictional narrative film.
  • Samuel Goldwyn

    Samuel Goldwyn
    Goldwyn became an independent producer forming Saamuel Goldwyn Picture's Inc.
  • The Love of Sunya

    The Love of Sunya
    The Love of Sunya starring Gloria Swanson was the first feature film shown at Roney Theatre
  • "Coquette"

    "Coquette"
    Pickford's Coquette was her first all-taking film