We’re all expecting them, watching them, talking about them, studying them, even. Films have been in our lives for some time now and we almost feel like they’re naturally part of our world and could not be without.
Seriously, can you imagine your world today without cinemas, big premiers, big superheroes or incredible animations? Can you? I think you can’t. Movies entertain us, inspire us, help us dream, help us express ourselves. But it wasn’t always that easy. Today, we’re going to look back at the most important years in film and what they brought and how the film industry built itself up to what we know today. Are you ready? Let’s go!
It was recorded at an incredible 20 frames per second. It was named Roundhay Garden Scene
It was the first camera that could take a rapid sequence of photographs
That is a camera that could also serve as a film projector and printer
This one is a milestone in movie making and one that establishes Georges Melies as one of the fathers of cinema as we know today. Some regard this movie as the first ever science fiction picture due to one scene that will stay in the history of cinema for ever: that moment when a capsule lands in the Moon’s eye. If you’ve watched Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo”, you know what we’re talking about.
That is the first successful colour motion picture process
These are Hollywood’s oldest movie studios
This is the second major color process in the history of cinema and it had been used from 1922 to 1952.
It happened at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles and it honored the best films of 1927 and 1928. It consisted of 12 categories of awards.
And it will enchant children with new episodes, until 1967
Also known as the BAFTAs, the British Film Academy Awards were first handed at the Odeon Cinema, in Leicester Square, London. They were only for films in the United Kingdom from 1947 to 1948
That is a type of lenses that were used for shooting widescreen movies from 1953 to 1967.
Can you believe it it’s still on? The first actor to ever portray the famous MI6 spy is Barry Nelson.
They were used mainly for recording videos from the broadcast television
What will come next? We shall see!