Monday, July 14, 2014

The Evolution of Film from 1878 to 2014

Source: SlashFilm

Check out this stellar video on the evolution of film spanning from 1878 to 2014. It's pretty impressive to see how far the film industry has come. And with the advancement of technology, movies now-a-days are able to reach cinematic highs. But whether it's the jump from silent films to talkies, hand drawn animation to computer animation, or 2D to 3D, there is always something new on the horizon, making the movie experience even better. Enjoy! 


For for full list of movies click here.  The creator of this video, Scott Ewing adds;
This montage began as a labor of love and quickly became an obsession of mine. Many days and hours were spent researching clips, downloading and editing. The following montage chronicles the evolution of film from its conception in 1878 by Edward J. Muybridge to the Lumiere brothers in 1895. Georges Melies a trip to the moon in 1902 was a total game changer and from there we go to the first theatrical releases starting in 1920-2014 … this portion of the montage is chronological.
There are some notable films which are absent from the montage such as the Great Train Robbery (1903), The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) and Birth of a Nation (1915). These and many others were either impossible to find or did not fit in with the creative direction of the montage. And for those who might notice, There is also a Dumb and Dumber (1994) dancing clip between Tropic Thunder and 500 Days of Summer...this was intentional I assure you.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

very cute video. I recognized many of those clip.

Anonymous said...

I bet I could name 90% of those films.


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