August 19, 2016
For this week's #tbt the Martian's take you through a brief history of American film through the decades.
1872: Leland Stanford, the governor of California, makes a $25,000 bet with a friend that a horse in full stride takes all four hooves off the ground. 1878: Eadweard Muybridge, an English photographer set up 12 cameras photographing a galloping horse in a sequence of shots at 24fps, capturing the horse in motion.1888: Eastman Kodak created the Kinetoscope. A continuous roll of film that passes through motors in front of a camera lens.
An online streaming service by the name of Netflix extends its services to online distribution and film & TV production rivaling networks and popular cable networks such as HBO with their "binge" appeal.
In this slideshow, the Martians take you through the short history of one of man's greatest inventions: motion pictures.You won't believe how much film has advanced since its first commercial exhibition in 1895.
Tags: Film, history, hollywood, video production, boston