Asked in Computer History
What was the name of the first computer that co-starred in a major motion picture?
What was the name of the first computer that co-starred in a major motion picture? ...
What was the first name of the first Star Trek movie called?
The full name of the first film in the Star Trek franchise was Star Trek : The Motion Picture . ...
Asked in Oscars
What is the full name of the Academy Awards?
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) awards the Academy Award of Merit, more commonly known as the Oscar. Shortly after AMPAS was founded, the academy members decided on an annual awards ceremony to recognize achievements and excellence in filmmaking. The first Oscar was awarded in 1929. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Oscar, is the name. ...
Asked in Movies, Classic Movies, Cannes Film Festival
Where was the first movie shown?
The first practical (with light, electricity & film) motion picture was shown to an invited audience on June 6, 1894 in Richmond, Indiana. C. Francis Jenkins began experimenting with film in 1890 and a motion picture projector in 1892. He called it a "motion picture projecting box" and named it the Phantoscope. The film showed a vaudeville dancer performing a butterfly dance. The June 6, 1894 exhibition was the first documented showing of a filmed motion picture before an audience. (Richmond (Indiana) Telegram,...
Asked in Inventions
What year did the motion picture get invented?
A2. Eadweard Muybridge, an Englishman produced the first motion picture in 1878 in the US. This was produced to solve the question of how a horse gallops, and he had an array of 24 cameras producing stereoscopic images, which solved this old argument. These cameras were arranged alongside the path of the galloping horse. This movie and others of his can be seen under his name in wikipedia. ...