Category: Inventors

Exploring films from the first silent movies through to present day classic cinema

Louis Le Prince – The Life of The Father Of Cinematography

Louis Le Prince is widely considered to be the Father of Cinematography. He was a talented inventor with a vast knowledge of photography for the time. He held 5 patents for camera and projectors. He also recorded moving the image a year before Thomas Edison did. Until recently, he was a forgotten legend in film’s…
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The Lumiere Brothers

One cold wintery Saturday in 1895, a group of people queued up at The Grand Cafe in Paris. They paid one franc to descend into the basement. There, was a collection of seats in a row and a large sheet. A Projector stood in front of the sheet. The Lumiere brothers hovered, nervously. These people…
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