What was the 1st movie studio named?
The Black Maria
A peephole viewer where you can watch movies in penny arcades
He invented the 1st camera to take multiple pictures in. Who did it and what was it?
Etienne Jules-Marey; Rifle Camera
He made a $25,000 bet with the Gov. Leland Stanford to get a picture of all of a horse's hooves in the air. Who did it and with what?
Eadward Maybridge; Serial Photography
It demonstrated 16 fps to get a flicker fusion, and it was the 1st stroboscoic toy to display flicker fusion
:made in the 17th Century
:Glass Lantern Slides
:Limited Number of Slides
The human eye's ability to perceive motion if a series of slightly different images are placed before it in rapid succession
What type of movies were
Crisis and revolution-based
Representative of social class
Dynamic; Large Number of Shots
Another word for a "chamber story all set in one place"
Why was the MPPC created and what does it stand for?
ompany; made to put a monopoly on the film industry as many agencies began to make films with similar equipment to Edison and other pioneers of the film industry
Why did Edison move his studios to Hollywood?
Great Real Estate values
The 1st permanent movie theatres
A machine where you can write or record movenent and motion; What was it and who invented it?
Kinetograph; Thomas Edison
Who invented the silvered-copper plates with 15-min exposure?
What was the 1st Soviet Montage film?
represent Soviet Montage?
The Battleship Potemkin
D) Soviet Toys
E) Men with a Movie Camera
What was the 1st German Expressionist film?
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Which of these films DO NOT represent German Expressionism?
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
What are the characheristics of German Expressionist films?
Against Physical Realism
Inner Emotional Reality
Unnatural acting style
Chiaroscuro Lighting (light to dark)
Long Shots; slowly-paced editing
Frame Stories; often set in Exoctic/Foreign locations
What kind of movies starred a predominately-black cast for black audiences and played in segregated theatres?
What popular stlyes of German film were popular between the wars?
Social Problem Pictures
Spetacles (historical epics)
A hand-cranked projection of films to large audiences: What was it and who invented it?
Cinematographe; Lumiere Brothers
The birthdate of Motion Pictures
December 28, 1895
What type of films WERE NOT popular before 1902?
A) One-Joke Films
D) Scenics and Travelouges
What kind of movie was
The Great Train Robbery?
What is hand tinting?
A process to add color to motion pictures
Who was the "Father of Motion Pictures"?
The Lumiere Brothers
What all was altered in mise-en-scene?
Crossing between extending film time and acuiality
What is mise-en-scene?
Everything in the screen thaat gives meaning
What are the characheristics of a melodrama?
Focus on Domestic
Clear-cut good/bad guys
Good guys win
What are the characteristics of Classical Hollywood Cinema?
1-2 goal-oriented Protagonists
Where a spectator infers spatial and temporal continuity from shots of seperate elements
intro to film