HISTORY OF FILM

Timeline created by KYLE HORNE
In Film
  • First camera was successfully built

    First camera was successfully built
    The first camera was created by Nicéphore Niépce. He used a piece of paper coated with silver chloride, which darkened when it was exposed to light. These cameras became vey popular, back in the day.
  • Hollywood was founded

    Hollywood was founded
    Hollywood is a place in California close to Los Angeles. It's known as the home of the U.S. film industry, including several of its historic studios. Its name has come to be a shorthand reference for the industry and the people associated with it. The film industry arrived, and eventually became the most recognizable film industry in the world.
  • Paper Film was invented

    Paper Film was invented
    George Eastman invented paper film. the film was then used in cameras. The film was later used in films, hence the name.
  • First projector was created

    First projector was created
    The Lumière brothers invented the first successful movie projector. In Paris on 28 December 1895, The first public screening of cinematographic films happened.The cinematograph was also exhibited at the Paris Exhibition of 1900. In the Exhibition, the Lumière Brother's films were projected onto a screen.
  • First Movie was made

    First Movie was made
    the first movie created was the Great Train Robbery. The Great Train Robbery directed by Edwin S. Porter, a former Edison Studios cameraman, is an American silent short. Although there were no credits some of the actors in the movie included Alfred C. Abadie, Broncho Billy Anderson and Justus D. Barnes. It was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey.
  • The first movie sequel

    The first movie sequel
    the first sequel was Fall of A Nation. The Fall of a Nation, directed byThomas Dixon Jr., is a American silent film and is a sequel to the 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. Fall of A Nation is a realistic fiction of the USA vs the European Confederate Army.
  • The first movie with talking (Talkie)

    The first movie with talking (Talkie)
    the first movie with audible talking in it was the Jazz Singer. The Jazz Singe, produced by Warner Bros, is a 1927 American musical drama film directed by Alan Crosland. Its release started the commercial growth of sound films and ended the silent film era.
  • The wizard of Oz

    The wizard of Oz
    The Wizard of Oz was an important film because of its use of technicolor and it's overall visual. It wasn't the first color film. Technicolor wasn't a type of color film, it was a process in which a specially modified motion picture camera recorded the same scene through three colored filters on three different strips of film. These strips were then processed by themselves and used to print colors onto each finished print of the film sent to theaters.
  • The start of Blockbuster films

    The start of Blockbuster films
    the start of the Blockbuster films started after the first blockbuster film, Jaws. Jaws is a thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg. In the film, a giant man-eating great white shark, Jaws, attacks beachgoers at a New England summer resort town, resorting police chief Martin Brody to hunt it with the help of a marine biologist and a professional shark hunter.
  • the first film to be made entirely with CGI

    the first film to be made entirely with CGI
    The first movie to entirely GCI was Toy Story. roduced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie is based on the idea that all toys are unknown to humans and are secretly alive. The movies are about toys such as Woody a cowboy doll and Buzz Lightyear a spaceman action figure.
  • The shift from film to digital

    The shift from film to digital
    Film companies decided to stop using film and make movies digitally. They did this because it is cheaper and easier to use. Even though film looks better, most people can't tell the difference.
  • Avengers Endgame

    Avengers Endgame
    Avengers Endgame is the part 2 of Avengers Infinity war. Avengers Endgame is significant because it surpassed Avatar as the Biggest box office movie ever. the movie has currently grossed 2.796 billion USD.