Movies and the Impact of Images

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Movies and the Impact of Images Chapter 7 The enormous success of star wars changed the culture of the movie industry, with the concept of blockbuster, but what about its history? Blockbuster: o In the late 70’s film companies began producing high-budget films and relied heavily on advertising leading up to their theatrical releases. The concept of motion pictures o Began when Leonardo da vinci theorized in the late 1400s about creating a device that would reproduce reality Early technology o Muybridge: first one to use still photos move sequentially o Goodwin: developed CELLULOID that enabled motion pictures to be created Louis LE Prince (father of motion pictures): the creator of the oldest surviving motion pictures Evolution of motion pictures o Thomas Edison: kinetohraph (camera), Kinetoscope (viewing system) o He also built the first motion picture studio o 1896: edison’s vitascope premiered in nyc and the American movie businesss was born Luimiere Brothers o Developed cinematography (1894) o Projected 10 short movies for charging 1 Franc to a mass audience o They were the first to charge people for showing film A trip to the moon (1902)- directed by george mieles, first sci-fi fantasy film The great train robbery (1903): Directed by Edwin porter, first narrative film in America The arrival of nickelodeons o Nickelodeons : was an early 20 th century form of small neighborhood movie theaters. Birth of a nation (1915)- DW Griffith
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course MCC 2604 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '11 term at University of Florida.

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