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History of Video Production. By: Kristen Clayton. The First Camera. The world’s first camera was invented by Alexander Wolcott. His first design of the camera was on May 8 th , 1840 . It was estimated to be around € 700,000. http:// photography.lovetoknow.com/First_Camera_Invented.

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History of Video Production

By: Kristen Clayton

The First Camera

  • The world’s first camera was invented by Alexander Wolcott. His first design of the camera was on May 8th, 1840. It was estimated to be around € 700,000


The First Video Camera

  • In 1951, the first video tape recorder (VTR) captured live images from television cameras by converting the information into electrical impulses and saving the information onto magnetic tape.


World’s First Television

  • In 1884, Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, a 23-year-old university student in Germany, patented the first electromechanical television system which employed a scanning disk, a spinning disk with a series of holes spiraling toward the center.


World’s First Television Show

  • The first television station begin commercial broadcasting on July 1, 1941 under the call letters WNBT.

  • On May 2, 1941, 10 stations were issued a commercial television license by the FCC.

  • http://thelongestlistofthelongeststuffatthelongestdomainnameatlonglast.com/first344.html

The First YouTube Video

  • the first video was actually uploaded to the site exactly five years ago, on April 23, 2005.

  • It was shot by Yakov Lapitsky and it's only 19 seconds long, showing one of YouTube's founders, Jawed Karim, at the San Diego Zoo.

  • http://mashable.com/2010/04/23/first-video-youtube/

The First VHS Tape

  • VHS tape was the main format for home media entertainment for over a decade, specifically during the 1980s and 1990s. According to the Washington Post, approximately 94.5 million devices to play VHS tapes were still functioning in the United States as of 2005.

  • The format suffered from a slow decline due to the advent and implementation of digital video formats including DVD and DVR technology.

  • http://www.ehow.com/facts_4870143_history-vhs-tape.html

The First Movie

  • The First Motion Picture Ever Made - The Horse In Motion (1878)

  • Eadweard Muybridge's groundbreaking motion photography was accomplished using multiple cameras and assembling the individual pictures into a motion picture. Muybridge was commissioned by Leland Stanford (California governor/ Stanford University) to scientifically answer a popularly debated question during this era - are all four of a horse's hooves ever off the ground at the same time while the horse is galloping? Muybridge's time-motion photography proved they indeed were, and the idea of motion photography was born.

  • http://library.thinkquest.org/18764/television/history.html

World’s First Computer

  • 1936

  • Konrad Zuse - Z1 Computer First freely programmable computer.

  • http://inventors.about.com/library/blcoindex.htm

First Green Screen

  • The first green screen was invented in 1940 by Larry Butler for a film he was making.

  • http://www.ehow.com/facts_5172459_invented-green-screen_.html

The First Movie Theater

  • The first theater in the world exclusively devoted to showing motion pictures was the Nickelodeon, which was opened on June 19, 1905 in Pittsburgh, Penn.

  • http://www.infoplease.com/askeds/first-movie-theater.html

The First Home Camera

  • The first home camera was the Sony Betamax invented in 1967

  • http://www.ehow.com/info_10052866_beta-tapes.html

The First Film Projector

  • On April 21st in 1895, Woodville Latham and his sons, Otway and Gray, demonstrate their “Panopticon,” the first movie projector developed in the United States

  • http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-movie-projector-demonstrated-in-united-states

The First Video Game

  • In 1958 William Higinbothan, an American physicist in the employ of the Brookhaven National Laboratory, created Tennis for Two in order to entertain and amuse visitors.

  • http://www.howtogeek.com/trivia/what-was-the-first-video-game/

The First Disposable Camera

  • The first disposable camera was produced in 1949. The innovative device was created by A.D. Weir, who was looking for a camera he could keep with him without having to worry about losing or damaging it.

  • http://www.gardenguides.com/133566-made-first-disposable-camera.html

The First Video Game Played On A Television

  • In 1967, Ralph Baer wrote the first video game played on a television set, a game called Chase.

  • http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blcomputer_videogames.htm

First Graphical Computer Game

  • In 1952, A.S. Douglas wrote his PhD degree at the University of Cambridge on Human-Computer interraction. Douglas created the first graphical computer game - a version of Tic-Tac-Toe.

  • http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blcomputer_videogames.htm

The First Arcade Game

  • In 1971, Nolan Bushnell together with Ted Dabney, created the first arcade game. It was called Computer Space, based on Steve Russell's earlier game of Spacewar!.

The First movie on DVD

  • Twister represented the maiden flight for the now-standard format of DVD, in 1997

  • http://www.primermagazine.com/2009/field-manual/know-it-all-the-first-movie-commercially-released-on-vhs

The First Commercial

  • In 1895, the world’s first commercial movie screening took place at the Grand Café in Paris. The film was made by Louis and Auguste Lumier, two French brothers who developed a camera-projector called the Cinematographe.

  • http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-commercial-movie-screened

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