History of the cinema's technological developments


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History of the cinema's technological developments

  1. 1. History of the Cinema’stechnologicaldevelopmentshttp://www.tech-notes.tv/Dig-Cine/Digitalcinema.html
  2. 2. 1895- the 1940’s• At this period in time for cinema technology saw the development and creation of the first portable camera which is able to take exterior images of far away places• In 1912 saw the introduction of motorized cameras which replaced the hand crank camera• Later in 1913 saw the introduction of much bigger movie palaces to try and attract a bigger audience.
  3. 3. 1895- the 1940’s• In 1920 the first commerical radio begins to start broadcasting.• In 1927 saw Farnsworth capture the first electronic image.• 1929 saw the first motion picture which was shown in colour• 1935 saw the first full film produced in colour and the film was known as ‘Becky Sharp’• Due to the second world war TV sales are put to a halt and producers go back to making black and white films.
  4. 4. 1950’s and 60’s• The large-screen cinema is developed in 1952 which uses multiply projectors to create a visual spectacle.• 20th Century Fox develops the cinemascope in which the use of an anamorphic lens gives an illusion of a wider screen projection just by the simple change-out of one part.• In 1954 Television is later broadcast in colour• 1960 shows the introduction of smell-O-vision, but (not surprisingly) sank like a ship.• In 1969 the first film is fully in 3D which uses the single strip process of capturing images from the left and right
  5. 5. 1970’s and 80’s• In 1975 the release the first betamax VCR for home viewing and video recording, but not long after JVC is quickly following with the VHS• The Dolby stero was released to the public in 1976 which is mean for the use of watching/listening to movies.• Computers for the individual needs are developed in speed and power and they begin to help people in the film business.
  6. 6. 1990’s• The special effects used in Terminator 2 become visual stunning and proves the computer is the ideal tool for creating special effects• High Definition came into the world, but wasn’t properly introduced to the public until the late 2000’s• DirecTV is launched in 1994 which is using satellites to project the signals the viewers TV.• 1995 see the release of Toy Story which becomes the first completely computer-generated film and in the same year CD- ROM’s are available which store a full feature length film.• 1998 sees the first release of a DVD becoming popular.
  7. 7. 2000’s• The Blair witch project becomes a new hit and it enables studios to create a new form of entertainment.• Digital 3D projection largely became popular in the late 2000’s and since replaced the earlier 3D film systems which had a lot of problems.
  8. 8. Notes:• Smell-O-Vision was a system used to project different smells due to what was happening in a movie you’re watching that was created by Hans Laube.• The only movie is system was used in was the 1960 film Scent of mystery which projected 30 different smells.• In 1965 the system was demonstrated how it worked on the BBC and once a onion was chopped and coffee was brewed viewers called the BBC to confirm they could smell the aromas being made on the TV.