History of Short Films

  • Etinne-Jules Marey

    Able to expose 60 images per second. In 1885, a photographic film that used a silver bromide emulsion on a gelatin base
  • Le Prince

    Le Prince was an inventor who is considered by many film historians as the true father of motion pictures
  • The Lumiere Brothers

    The Lumiere brothers, Auguste 1862-1954 and Louis 1864-1948, were amoung the earlist film makers in history
  • Edwin Porter

    Edwin Porter was an early film pioneer, who in the late 1890s, worked as both a projectionist and mechanic
  • George Eastman

    The invention of film
  • George Eastman

    22 ounce camera
  • Charlie Chaplin

    English comic actor and film director of the silent film era
  • Laurel and Hardy

    Laurel and Hardy were one of the most popular comedy teams of the early to mid classical Hollywood era of American Cinema
  • Luis Bunuel Portoles

    Luis Buñuel Portolés was a Spanish filmmaker. He worked in Spain, Mexico, France and the United States. He is considered one of the finest directors in the history of cinema.
  • le voyage dans la lune

    A trip to the moonthis is the first science fiction film, and uses innovative animation and special effects, including the well-known image of the spaceship landing in the moon's eye.
  • French New Wave

    The French New Wave was a blanket term coined by critics for a group of French Filmmakers of the late 1950s and 1960
  • Ashvin Kumar

    Ashvin Kumar started out originally working as an actor and director in theatre.
  • Tim Burton

    The Island of Doctor Agor. The success of his short film Stalk of the Celery Monster attracted the attention of Walt Disney Productions' animation studio. His first short, Vincent, a six-minute black-and-white stop motion film based on a poem written by the filmmaker
  • Ridley Scott

    Hovis advert, "Bike Round"
  • Pixar

    Pixar began in 1979, as the graphics group, part of the computer division of Lucasfilm
  • Christopher Nolan

    Tarantella was shown on Image Union, an independent film
  • Pixar

    short film for the birds