Film And Cinema Analysis

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Register to read the introduction…The history of motion pictures begins when going to the movies was not even an idea or a possible activity. The first films were pictures being reflected off of a spinning surface with a small light. This all changed when the camera was invented. The invention of the first film camera was achieved by Louis de Prince in 1888 (Bergan 54). These cameras were nowhere near the cameras that exist today but the concept was very similar. With cameras today, High Definition film is used and it is mainly all done digitally. This gives the director a chance to immediately view the film on set. Both of these devices involved film and a lens to capture the images onto the film. Aspects of filming also changed with many of the jobs on set. With needs for sound and better effects, the positions of sound coordinator and effects handler came to be (Bergan 67). With these new jobs the technology of film and the way films were created changed majorly. The technology went on to improve and so did the style of film itself. From here on out, the film industry was on its way up, and had no intention of slowing…show more content…
George moved his attention to the science fiction genre of movies when he directed his first professional film THX 1138. This film was not accepted well by the masses and was considered a loss. But that never slowed George down in fact, he went on to revise and rewrite science fiction films and he continued to submit his ideas to production companies. With the science fiction genre dying quickly, George had to act fast and pull new ideas together. Searching from his past, the fast paced racing action movie American Graffiti became George’s first real success in film. Pulling from his time of teen rebellion, the movie reflected George’s teenage years and truly showed his wild side he once possessed. With this bold and daring move to push for what he believed in, George Lucas would go on to make other unsuspecting mass hits like Star Wars, and Indiana Jones. From this point on, it was always clear who was really in charge on the set, and that was George…show more content…
Those who can give back and continue to be a positive face for people all around the world are the real, honest leaders. George Lucas embodies all of these values and he continues to strive for an even bigger impact onto the society we have today. His huge impact on the education system is seen in the non-profit foundation the George Lucas Educational Foundation, which supports innovation within schools (Biography George Lucas). Other contributions included a 175 million dollar donation to the USC film school. Throughout his entire legacy, it is undeniable that George Lucas truly is, a giving and generous leader in our
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