2010.09.7 - History of Film

2010.09.7 - History of Film - The History of Film 5...

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The History of Film 5 Essential Steps for Creating a Motion Picture - persistence of vision -photography -motion picture camera - Muybridge and Stanford - film -Hannibal Goodwin - Goodwin invented celluloid film -projector - Thomas Edison - the rich get richer; affluent buy inventions from poor and are able to purchase patents in their own name Changes in the new Medium - The new audience; workers used film as a way to relieve everyday stress; went to theaters - the great train robbery (1903); first storyline and first editing First “Story” film -Nickleodeon Everybody Wants a Piece of the Action - the trust vs. the independents; trust - a group of ppl or group of business conspire to dominate an entire industry; like a cartel - the independents win out because: They moved to California (original movie companies were established in NY) They produced longer films with better storylines The “star” system - people pay money to see movie stars The Early Directors - D.W. Griffith - The Lessons of Birth of a Nation
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 189:102 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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