films By Gabriela Hernandez , Kristina Robinson, Amber Palmer
History Moving picture invented about mid 1890s No practical way to attach sound to pictures at first. Thomas Edison was the biggest person involved in improving the movies. He improved one of his own, earlier inventions and made the 1st commercially successful projector in the U.S.
History, cont. Sound was first added in 1923, but the pictures were strictly short. Eventually, this led to global popularity, more developments in movies, Hollywood’s creation and expansion, and India’s film industry expanding.
ROLE AND FUNCTION People go to movies to: have fun, laugh cry, be scared witless, escape from their everyday lives, and more. People make movies to: get messages out, promote/discredit a cause, persuade people to their way of thinking, expose things they think the world should know about, and more.
EXAMPLES Some well known films are: 1. The Godfather 2. The Matrix 3.Star Wars 4. Finding Nemo
HOW HAS DIGITAL IMPACTED FILM? Instead of cinematographers using film most have now switched to digital cameras. When editing film, editors would cut out the clips manually. Now there is digital editing. Digital Movies: Slum dog Millionaire Avatar