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The lumière brothers


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The lumière brothers

  1. 1. Unit 9
  2. 2. Task 1A
  3. 3. Lumiere brothers Lumière brothers, French inventors and pioneer manufacturers of photographic equipment who devised an early motion-picture camera and projector called the Cinematographer (“cinema” is derived from this name).
  4. 4. What does the film show?The film is well structured and well directed this was filmed and edited really well by the brothers especially with the equipment they used back in their time The film opens with two bandits breaking into a railroad telegraph office, where they force the operator at gunpoint to have a train stopped and to transmit orders for the engineer to fill the locomotive's tender at the station's water tank. They then knock the operator out and tie him up. As the train stops it is boarded by the bandits—now four. Two bandits enter an express car, kill a messenger
  5. 5. Edit and shots The edits and shots have transformed in the recent years as from the olden days as Film editing is a creative and technical part of the post-production process of filmmaking in the film we witness that not all scenes were cut with huge transition like we do nowadays and was cut with razor blade really old fashioned
  6. 6. Task 1B - a trip to the moon
  7. 7. What does the film show This film shows everyone in the film working together to build a spaceship to get it ready to jet off to the moon this is constructed by the people in the film. After a scene where the moon was getting closer instead of the camera moving closer to the moon was being pushed closer this is because they didn’t have any special affects in those days. A group of men travel to the moon by being shot in a capsule from a giant cannon that they built to see whats going on
  8. 8. Gorge miles Marie-Georges-Jean Méliès, known as Georges Méliès, was a French illusionist and film director who led many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.
  9. 9. Task 1C the great train robbery
  10. 10. Edwin porter Edwin Stanton Porter was an American film pioneer, most famous as a producer, director, studio manager and cinematographer with the Edison Manufacturing Company and the Famous Players Film Company.
  11. 11. Continuity editing Continuity editing is the process, in film and video creation, of combining more-or-less related shots, or different components cut from a single shot, into a sequence so as to direct the viewer's attention to a pre-existing consistency of story across both time and physical location. In the great train robbery we see a lot of continuity editing at it looks like the whole is in one massive scene that just has cuts with timing.
  12. 12. The movielioa A device which reproduces the picture and sound of a film on a small scale, to allow checking and editing.