Film has very early had a huge impact to spread and popularize dance. Look in the list. Some dances were fads (Lambada), others were permanents (Disco). You will find also many handsome choreographies.
To exhibit film is projected at 25 frames per second. Very early we did attempt to show the illusion of movement with spinning disks, flip booklets and “magic lanterns". For better pictures it is waiting for the arrival of photography.

The oldest surviving photograph was taken in 1826 by Nicephore Niepce in the French village of Saint - Loup - de- Varennes. There are some roofs of houses to see. The high exposure time of eight hours, and the use of glass plates made ​​sure that the technique was not suitable for the making of films. Between 1826 and 1875, the average exposure time decreased drastically from a few hours to a fraction of a second. Celluloid roller come around 1889. At the World's Fair in Chicago in 1893, Thomas Edison, introduced the Kinetoscope, the first film viewing box. In 1895 he made the first color movie with a film that was hand colored.

filmgeschiedenisRoundhay Garden Scene (UK) is a short film from 1888. It is the oldest surviving film. The movie takes less than two seconds and consists of 20 frames. Four people walking and dancing through the garden. In 1890 Louis Leprince, the director, went by train to London to patent his invention. Bizarrely, he disappears between Dijon and Paris. Adolphe Le Prince was in 1902 in New York shot when he made a witness statement regarding the disappearance of his father.

From 1894 there will be performances and film projectors. The first movie theaters in the United States date around 1900. In 1908 there were already more than 10,000 so-called Nickelodeon Theatres. ‘Le Voyage dans la Lune’ is probably the first science-fiction film with - for that time – extra ordinary special effects and animation. The Great Train Robbery (12 minutes) is the first western. Fifteen minutes was the length of a film reel. In addition, directors thought that this was long enough, otherwise the viewers lost their attention.

The first longer feature film was The Story of the Kelly Gang in 1906, a true story about the infamous bushranger Ned Kelly. He lasted 70 minutes, but there are only about ten minutes preserved. The film was made in Australia, the only country where until 1911 feature-length films were screened. Later followed other continents, thanks to the success of long films like Queen Elizabeth and Cabiria.

Until the First World War, France and Italy were leading film industries. Then Hollywood rose around 1920 by 800 films per year and took over the reign. In 1915 comes Technicolor, a still laborious color system.

After voice and musical accompaniment in the hall, Warner Bros launched in 1926 Vitafone, a record with the original soundtrack.
Thereafter, sound was stored in the same role as the film. Don Juan (1926) was the first major feature film with synchronized sound, although the film was shot without sound. There are no conversations to hear, just some background music and sound effects. The Jazz Singer (1927) is the first film with narration. A famous quote: "Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain’t heard nothin 'yet! Wait a minute, I tell ya! You is not heard nothin '! You wanna hear ' Toot, Toot, Tootsie "? All right, hold on, hold on.... "

World leaders used the media as a propaganda film. Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) and Charlie Chaplin (1989-1977) were immortalized by the film.

"You can compare your TV with a toaster. You press a button and there is always the same. " A. Hitchckock.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first American animated film that lasted more than an hour. It was the first feature film from Disney. The production was difficult because few people saw a long future in animation. Walt Disney took a second mortgage on his house, the budget of 1.5 million dollars was sky high for that time. The film released shortly after its release eight million dollars. And Walt Disney invested the money in Pinocchio, the second major animated film from Disney.

Quality of picture, color and sound continue to improve. Steven Spielberg (1946) and George Lucas are top directors of their generation. The Godfather is still seen as one of the best films of all time. The success of sequels like Star Trek series provide Jaws, Rocky, Jurassic Park... More and more computer animations are also used.

Toy Story was the first fully computer-animated film. In 1988, Pixar made ​​a short animation ‘Tin Toy’. The lead goes to Tinny, a toy. In 1990, Pixar was trying to pitch a television special called "A Tin Toy Christmas”. A year later, the company signed a contract with Disney to use characters from Tin Toy in a movie Toy Story. The film was a huge success, and computer-animated and digital movies rose.

Avatar (2009) is the most successful film. The film grossed over 2.7 billion dollars worldwide! He owed his success mainly to the 3D version, which was shown in many theaters and cinemas. Avatar was not the first 3D movie ever. (D: dimensional.)That honor goes to ‘The Power of Love’, which was shown in 3D in 1922 (!). Visitors using special glasses to see the movie in 3D. Even Hitler used alredy 3D in propaganda films. Holographic films, 3D without glasses: the realism of the illusion will increase.

Before 1930, there were already experiments with television. Paul Nipkon patented in 1894 the disk with which he converted images into electromagnetic pulses. Around 1908, a cathode ray tube has already been used.
From 1950, the tube does its entrance into the living room. In 1967, the images have color. And after 2009 you only have flat screens.

"TV making is fun. Pity that it’s broadcasted. " (Henk Van Horn)
"You're just as valuable as the time you get on TV. " (Johan Cruijff)
" A brick still remains the best remote control. " (Vincent Bijlo)

historyofmoviesAround 1982 (analog) video cameras for individuals were established. In 1996, it can be all digital, and in 2005 without tapes. Now anyone can register anywhere pictures by mobile phone (and glasses).
As of 1990, the DVD was developed and used as a standard in 1995. This also evolves to 3D.
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