History of Music Video

Timeline created by RatedRDG
In Music
  • Oscar Fishchinger

    Oscar Fishchinger
    Fantasia
    Komposition in Blau
  • Period: to

    History of Music Video

  • Musicals

    Musicals
    MGM
    Early form of music video
  • Music on TV

    Music on TV
    American Bandstand in th 50's
    Ready Steady Go in the 60's
    Top of The Pops in the 60's
  • Jailhouse Rock

    Jailhouse Rock
    Elvis Presley performing multiple numbers
    Early prototype of music video
  • A Hard Day's Night

    A Hard Day's Night
    Directed by Richard Lester
    Documentary of the Beatles
    Most important movie in history for Music Video
  • QUEEN

    QUEEN
    Bohemian Rapsody
    Not the first music video, bubt the first to use special effects
  • British Artists

    British Artists
    British Bands saw potential of music video early
    Exploited the use of music video and made some ludicrous videos, eg. Duran Duran - RIO
  • MTV

    MTV
    New Culture
    Made the music industry a lot different
    "Video Killed the Radio Star" The Buggles - First ever music video on MTV
  • Thriller

    Thriller
    Short Film
    Groundbreaking money used - $80,000 to $1 Million
    Big names like John Landis and Vincent Price
  • Music Television Expansion

    Music Television Expansion
    Specialised Channels
    Ever growing
    Still important today
  • MTV Awards

    MTV Awards
    Used new categories which included best Special FX andMost Experimental Video
    Directors began working in music for this