History of Film Assignment - Keane Ho

Timeline created by Kenniiz
In Film
  • The Horse In Motion

    The Horse In Motion
    Although this "Film" was not a viewable as a video (Yet), It was the first to capture a moving object in chronological order.This was created by a bet regarding whether the horse would have all of it's feet of the ground during galloping, and is agreed to be the the first motion picture.
  • Thomas Edison Provides a Motion Picture Viewing to the public.

    Thomas Edison Provides a Motion Picture Viewing to the public.
    Thomas Edison Acquires the hardware to display and project the film and sell it to individual customers. Thomas Edison also had the equipment to display a film to an audience, but opted out because it seemed to make less money than the method he is using right now.
  • The Lumiere Brothers

    The Lumiere Brothers
    The Lumiere Brothers were the first people to invent a projector that would display content to an audience, as they believed they could create more of a profit from that method.
  • Panning Shots

    Panning Shots
    In 1897, Robert W. Paul created the first rotating camera, giving the ability to display panning and moving shots. The camera was mounted on a vertical axis and was rotated using the worm gear.
  • the Great Train Robbery

    the Great Train Robbery
    In 1903, the first major "Movie" was released, The Great Train Robbery. The film lasted for 12 minutes and was a huge success.
  • First International Film

    First International Film
    Le Voyage dans la lune becomes the first film to be distributed internationally, and made Star Films even more popular.
  • The First Permanent Movie Theathere

    The First Permanent  Movie Theathere
    In Pittsburgh, the Nickelodeon was built, and it only costed a nickel to watch fairly short films.
  • The MPPC and How Other Film Makers Responded

    The MPPC and How Other Film Makers Responded
    In 1809. the motion pictures patent company was founded by Thomas Edison, which forced the film maker to work there, because if you didn't use their offers to create films, they would come to wherever your film is being created and destroy your equipment. After people realized the fact Thomas Eddie was going around destroying equipment, the film makers moved to LA to avoid being attacked by the MPPC
  • Color Sparkles up the Films

    Color Sparkles up the Films
    In 1901, the first color film was created by Edward Raymond Turner, the untitled film featured the showing of colored dolls with the use of red and green color strips. In 1909, the Palace Theatre started projecting film with color. In 1916, the technicolor method was used (Red, Green, And Blue Color Strips) and help produce blue colors because red ad green did not have to ability to do so. In 1937, the short Walt Disney's "Flower and Trees" was projected with the use of technicolor.
  • Actors get Credited

    Actors get Credited
    Before 1910 actors were not credited in fear that their movies would not be known for their story but rather their story, and if a actor is known they would cost more to record with them.
  • The Jazz Singer stuns Audiences with its Synchronized audio.

    The Jazz Singer stuns Audiences with its Synchronized audio.
    The Jazz singer was released in 1927, and though the movie was fairly silent, there are multiple instances of the characters interacting and singing with synchronized audio.