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Early Cinema Timeline
Transcript of Early Cinema Timeline
Assistant to Edison who invented the first practical celluloid film for kinetoscope and was the first person to make a film for a pope
His invention of the kinetoscope has its first prototype and was exhibited publicly
The brothers had invented their own device combining camera with printer and projector and called it the cinématographe, which lead to a successful line of cinematographe films.
Pioneered in the UK a system of projecting motion pictures onto a screen, using a self-developed ‘Maltese cross’ system
He pioneered the first double exposure, dissolve, the first split screen with performers acting opposite themselves
Wrote, directed, edited, photographed, starred, and released hundreds of films per year
First director to shoot at night and apply modern use of editing and photography techniques.
Cylinder with slits cut vertically in the sides and
Produces the illusion of motion from a rapid succession of static pictures
As the cylinder spins, the user looks through the slits at the pictures across
Produces the illusion of motion.
An inner circle of mirrors
Placed so that the reflections of the pictures appeared stationary in position as the wheel turned
Someone looking in the mirrors would see a rapid succession of images producing the illusion of motion.
Designed for films to be viewed by one individual at a time
Peephole viewer window at the top of the device
Creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter.
Combined a camera for recording the movement, a printer and, when connected to a magic lantern, a projector. About the same size of an ordinary hand held still camera
Expanding on the flick-book principle, the mutoscope contained a sequence of photographs which were arranged around the perimeter of a drum. A simple turn of a handle flipped the cards rapidly, giving the impression of movement.
An improvement of the dim and unsteady phantoscope projector. One of the first early film projectors, in which it casts images via film & electric light onto a wall or screen 1827-1887 1888-1893 1894-1897 1898-1905 Edwin S Porter - 1901 Cecil Hepworth - 1900 Georges Melies - 1898 R.W Paul - 1896 Lumiere brothers - 1895 Vitascope - 1895 Cinématographe - 1895 Mutoscope - November 21st 1894 Thomas Edison - May 20th 1891 Dickinson- November 1888 Kinetoscope - 1888 Zoetrope - 1829 Praxinoscope - 1877 Early Cinema Timeline