What does magic and cinema have in common?
Here’s a (very) quick history lesson, because when we’re creating videos, it’s somehow already cinema.
By the way, do you know when the cinema was invented?
In December 1895 – The first to present projected moving pictures to a paying audience were the Lumière brothers in December 1895 in Paris, France. They used a device of their own making, the Cinématographe, which was a camera, a projector and a film printer all in one.
But shortly before them Thomas Edison invented the Kinetoscope
In this way, some argue that it was Edison who invented the Cinema.
A complete new dimension
Anyway, What we for sure know is who brought a complete new dimension to this image box.
Because so far the Cinematograph was used as a “Documentary” format. Here the Brother Lumières filming the arrival of a train. (Which was already totally new at that time, 1896)
But it’s a magician, Georges Méliès who invented the first tricks, but also the first Studio, the first production company (Starfilm), the first special effects and much more!