From Film to Video

From Film to Video


In 1888, the invention of roll film was perfected. George Eastman had created a technology brilliant enough to capture pictures in motion. It wasn’t long after that people started having their fun with it.

By 1913, Hollywood had begun to grow. It’s often forgotten how convincing cinema was when it first hit the public. For instance, a group of early filmmakers had produced the moving image of a train coming towards the camera. When audiences first saw this, they jump away from the screen, honestly frightened.

By 1982, Sony had developed the camcorder. Motion picture anyone could own and create. One of the great aspects to this was the rise of independentĀ films. However, this also lead to a rise in what I like to call; Continue reading