Presentation on theme: "BY : Jessaca Williams. On a summer day in 1827, Joseph Nicephore Niepce made the first photographic imagewith a camera obscura. Prior to Niepce people."— Presentation transcript:
On a summer day in 1827, Joseph Nicephore Niepce made the first photographic imagewith a camera obscura. Prior to Niepce people just used the camera obscura for viewing or drawing purposes not for making photographs. Joseph Nicephore Niepce's heliographs or sun prints as they were called were the prototype for the modern photograph, by letting light draw the picture.
1889 William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, commissioned by Thomas Alva Edison, builds the first motion-picture camera and names it the Kinetograph.
1894 The Edison Corporation establishes the first motion-picture studio, a Kinetograph production center nicknamed the Black Maria (slang for a police van). The first Kinetoscope parlor opens at 1155 Broadway in New York City. Spectators can watch films for 25 cents.
1895 In France, Auguste and Louis Lumière hold the first private screening. The brothers invent the Cinématograph, a combination camera and projector. The image of an oncoming train is said to have caused a stampede
1903 Edison Corporation mechanic Edwin S. Porter turns cameraman, director and producer to make The Great Train Robbery. With 14 shots cutting between simultaneous events, this 12-minute short establishes the shot as film's basic element and editing as a central narrative device. It is also the first Western.
1905 The first movie theater opens in Pittsburgh
1908 The first short comprised solely of animated images, Emile Cohl's Fantasmagorie, receives its premiere in Paris. 1908 Humpty Dumpty Circus marks the first use of stop-motion animation on film.
The first animation film 1906 J. Stuart Blackton's Humorous Phases of Funny Faces is released. It is a three-minute short in which Blackton's hand can be seen animating drawings of faces and people against a plain blackboard.
1909 The New York Times publishes the first movie review, a report on D. W. Griffith’s Pippa Passes.
1910 Thomas Edison introduces his kinetophone, which makes talkies a reality
1914 In his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin plays the Little Tramp, his most famous character. Winsor McCay unleashes Gertie the Dinosaur, the first animated cartoon
1924 Walt Disneycreates his first cartoon, "Alice's Wonderland
1928 Walt Disney introduces Galloping Gaucho and Steamboat Willie, the first cartoons with sound. The Academy Awards are handed out for the first time. Wings wins Best Picture
1997 Titanic crashes into theaters. It is the most expensive film of all time, costing between $250 and $300 million to produce and market.
1998 Titanic becomes the highest-grossing film of all time, raking in more than $580 million domestically. Titaniccaptures a record-tying 11 Academy Awards, including those for Best Picture and Best Director (James Cameron). The American Film Institute announces its list of the top 100 films of all time. Citizen Kane tops the list
1999 Star Wars Episode I—The Phantom Menace opens and breaks a string of box office records. The film grosses $102.7 million in its debut five-day weekend. The Blair Witch Project hits theaters and becomes an instant cult classic. It grosses more than $125 million at the box office and cost only $30,000 to make.
2000 Warner Bros. announces that 11-year-old British actor Daniel Radcliffe will play the titular wizard in Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone, the first film to be adapted from the wildly popular series of young adult books by J. K. Rowling. The film is due out Thanksgiving 2001.
2001 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences creates as new category for the Oscars: Best Animated Feature. Shrek wins the trophy. A potential strike by the Writers Guild of America threatens to cripple Hollywood as the WGA and Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers grapple over several sticking points in their contract, including payments to writers when films and TV shows go to video or are broadcast as reruns. The first installments of both the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings movies premiere. Both go on to gross more than $300 million at the box office. r
2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding becomes the most profitable movie of all time. It earns more than $200 million at the box office, while costing only about $5 million to make.
2003 Finding Nemo replaces The Lion King as the highest-grossing animated film of all time. Finding Nemo doesn't hold the honor for long. Shrek 2 shoots to the top of the list in 2004.
2005 With the release of Stars Wars Episode III: The Revenge of the Sith, George Lucascompletes his six- film series
2006 The Walt Disney Co. pays $7.4 billion for Pixar Animation Studios, the powerhouse that created the Toy Story films, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, and The Incredibles.
Top 10 Animated Films The following table lists the top 10 animated films of all time, according to Exhibitor Relations Co., Inc., including the rank, name, and domestic gross of each movie. Shrek 2 tops the list with $436,471,036. 1. Shrek 2 (DreamWorks) $436,471,036 2. Finding Nemo (Buena Vista) 339,714,978 3. The Lion King* (Buena Vista) 328,539,505 4. Shrek the Third (DreamWorks) 322,719,944 5. Shrek (DreamWorks) 267,665,011 6. The Incredibles (Buena Vista) $261,437,578 7. Monsters, Inc. (Buena Vista) 255,870,172 8. Toy Story 2 (Buena Vista) 245,852,179 9. Cars (Buena Vista) 244,082,982 10. Aladdin (Buena Vista) 217,350,219
Top 10 Animated Films The following table lists the top 10 animated films of all time, according to Exhibitor Relations Co., Inc., including the rank, name, and domestic gross of each movie. Shrek 2 tops the list with $436,471,036. Rank Title Domestic gross 1. Shrek 2 (DreamWorks) $436,471,036 2. Finding Nemo (Buena Vista) 339,714,978 3. The Lion King* (Buena Vista) 328,539,505 4. Shrek the Third (DreamWorks) 322,719,944 5. Shrek (DreamWorks) 267,665,011 6. The Incredibles (Buena Vista) $261,437,578 7. Monsters, Inc. (Buena Vista) 255,870,172 8. Toy Story 2 (Buena Vista) 245,852,179 9. Cars (Buena Vista) 244,082,982 10. Aladdin (Buena Vista) 217,350,219 Top 10 Movies of 2009 1. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 3. Up 4. The Hangover 5. Star Trek 6. Twilight Saga: New Moon 2 7. Monsters vs. Aliens 8. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 9. X-Men Origins: Wolverine 10. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Top 10 Movies of 2010 1. Toy Story 3 2. Alice in Wonderland 3. Iron Man 2 4. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 5. Inception 6. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt.1 7. Despicable Me 8. Shrek Forever After 9. How to Train Your Dragon 10. The Karate Kid
Top 10 Movies of 2011 1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II 2. Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 4. The Hangover Part II 5. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 6. Fast Five. Cars 2 8. Thor 9. Rise of the Planet of the Apes 1 10. Captain America: The First Avenger