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Unformatted text preview: Movies Technical development o Lumiere brothers (1895, France) Developed mise-en-scene meaning to put in the scene Would shoot anything in front of them o Georges Melies (1902, France) Magician Used film for fantasy, to tell a story First person to realize you can control what happens in front of the camera Trip to the Moon predicts there will be travel to moon & they land in ocean No copyright laws & therefore his prints were stolen & was not given credit for his artistic films Ended his life in poverty selling candy on streets in Paris o Edwin S. Porter (1903, U.S.) First American to tell stories with film The Great Train Robbery shot in New Jersey o D. W. Griffith (1915) First person to make a feature length film! Use of montage rapid intercutting scenes for suspense Birth of a Nation Very racist! Shows KKK as good guys Riots broke out because of this film Intolerance Shows a group of certain people very cruel to another group of people...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course COMM 245 taught by Professor Young during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.
- Spring '08
- Mass Communication