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Film and television have become a major medium for information distribution across the world. According to Berger (2008), “Images generally are visual, often are mediated—carried by the mass media—and are connected to information, values, beliefs, attitudes, and ideas people have” (Seeing Is Believing, p. 61). Although film and television are in themselves separate mediums, they correlate with each other and have many similarities
History of Film
The first device to record and watch film, called a kinetoscope, was created by William Dickson, an employee of Thomas Edison. The first time Dickson made his kinetoscope public was in March of 1891. These films were in fact bland and of poor quality and used processes that did not last long in the film industry. In 1906, George Smith created a process that added color to film. This process is called kinemacolor. There were many problems with the kinemacolor, which was discarded in 1932 when Technicolor was invented (http://www.cinemateca.org/film/film_history.htm).
Throughout the years, film production has become an art. In the 4…